Graduate Programs Overview

Appalachian State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Boone, North Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,007 for North Carolina residents and $23,017 for other students in average.

It offers eighty-two graduate programs: 40 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 27 Post-Bachelor's, 12 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 704 students have been conferred Master's degree and 13 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameAppalachian State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address287 Rivers St, Boone, NC
Graduate School Students1,962 students
1,006 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$8,007
Out-of-State$23,017
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 82 Graduate Programs
40 Master's, 12 Doctorate, 39 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Appalachian State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For North Carolina residents, the tuition & fees are $8,007 and $23,017 for non-North Carolina residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $237 for North Carolina residents and $973 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$4,839$19,849
Fees$3,168$3,168
Cost per Credit$237$973
Books & Supplies$800
Room & Board$9,681 (On-Campus) / $10,382 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,908 (On-Campus) / $3,628 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,396$36,406
Off-Campus Total$22,817$37,827
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$7,899$7,961$7,976$8,007$8,007
Out-of-State$21,331$21,393$21,408$21,439$23,017

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Appalachian State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 212 major areas - 39 Master's (11 online programs), 2 Doctorate (1 online programs), 26 Post-Bachelor'(8 online programs), 11 Post-Master'(2 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total7041318184
Men21154021
Women493814163
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
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Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
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Psychology
Human Services
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Visual And Performing Arts
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English Language And Literature
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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
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Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
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Psychology

Graduate Student Population

Total 20,023 students enrolled in Appalachian State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,962 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 570 male and 1,392 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 867 full-time and 1,095 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,006 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 679 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,962
Men Students570
Women Students1,392
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,962
Full-time Students867
Part-time Students1,095
By race/ethnicity 1,647 White, 138 Black, and 16 Asian students are attending at Appalachian State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total1,962
American Indian /
Native American
7
Asian16
Black138
Hispanic88
White1,647
Two or more races24
Un-Known20
81 students are younger than 22 and 402 students are older than 65. The school has 1,079 students aged between 22 and 30 and 400 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,962
21 & Under81
22-24678
25-29401
30-34232
35-39168
40 & Over402
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Appalachian State University, 1,006 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 679 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,962
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,006
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses679
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses277
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,006
North Carolina Resident961
Other State In U.S.43
Outside of U.S.2



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