College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait Comparison Results

Cost Comparison for Two Universities
Costs Appalachian State University
Total Estimated Costs In state Out of state
Tuition $3,961 $17,786
Required fees $2,891 $2,891
Room & board (on campus) $7,845 $7,845
Other expenses (books, transportation, etc.) $3,682 $3,682
Total $18,379 $32,204
Financial Aid
Average annual award of full-time beginning undergrads receiving grants and scholarships $8,180 (38% of undergrads)
Average annual loan of full-time beginning undergrads receiving loans $5,770 (50% of undergrads)
Percent of students that borrow 56%
Average indebtedness at graduation $22,696
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Student Success Comparison for Two Universities
Student Success & Progress Appalachian State University
Percent of students that returned after 1 year 86%
Percent of students graduated or were still enrolled in a college after 4 years 91%

Student Comparison for Two Universities
Students At: Appalachian State University
Total students 17,932
Total undergraduates 16,290
Average age of undergraduates 21
Women 8,779 (54%)
Men 7,511 (46%)
Student Residency

Campus Life Comparison for Two Universities
Campus Life Appalachian State University
Students per faculty 16 to 1
Women faculty 48%
Faculty of color 7%
Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students 92%
Percent of new freshmen who live on campus 99%

Applicant Information Comparison for Two Universities
Applicant Information Appalachian State University
Term Fall 2015
New Student Applications
Appalachian State University

Comparison Overview

Please note that not all data lends itself well to the simple side-by-side comparison offered on this page. We encourage you to visit the full College Portrait sites for the institutions you are interested in to view all of their information, including student experiences and student learning outcomes.