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Appalachian State University
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  • Graduate School
  • BOONE, NC

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App State is a public graduate school in Boone, North Carolina. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 1,727 graduate students. Of the 39 graduate programs offered at Appalachian State University, 10 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. 50% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
1,727
Part-Time Grad Students
857
Research Assistants
272
Teaching Assistants
241
Racial Diversity
  • White
    84.1%
  • African American
    5.5%
  • Hispanic
    4%
  • Multiracial
    2%
  • Unknown
    1.6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    1.3%
  • Asian
    1.1%
  • Native American
    0.4%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Driven
    17%
  • Down-to-earth
    38%
  • Friendly
    33%
  • Organized
    8%
  • Just trying to get through
    4%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 24 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    17%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    17%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    58%
  • Some programs are much better than others.
    4%
  • Trial by fire
    4%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
91%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 23 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 23 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 22 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 24 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    67%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    21%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    8%
  • More than $100,000
    4%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 24 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    21%
  • Did not graduate yet
    79%
63%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 24 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
Median Household Income
$28,242
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,071
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$322,200
National
$281,900

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