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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,550
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    NO
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO

Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University is a 4-year, public university located in Boone, NC. Students at Appalachian State University can enroll in bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate degree programs.

Appalachian State University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Appalachian State University offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

Is Appalachian State University a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, Appalachian State University is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Appalachian State University a Yellow Ribbon school?

No, Appalachian State University is not a Yellow Ribbon School. However, as a state school most of the costs of tuition are still 100% covered by the GI Bill. Please check with the school to ensure you are covered.

What are Appalachian State University’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

Appalachian State University’s tuition rate for active military does not exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may not have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Appalachian State University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

Appalachian State University’s tuition rate for active military does not exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may not have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Appalachian State University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Appalachian State University offers online degree programs. 

Is Appalachian State University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Appalachian State University is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Appalachian State University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Appalachian State University has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Appalachian State University a MyCAA school?

Yes, Appalachian State University is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from Appalachian State University

As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all.

The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference.

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 7,302
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 7,302
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,550
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    NO
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $7,302
    In State
    $22,109
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $4,000
    In State
    $10,700
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $700
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    17,500
    Undergraduate
    1,762
    Graduate
    730
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    44.7%
    Population
  • Female
    55.3%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Public
  • Setting
    Town
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    590
    SAT Math
    590
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    25
    ACT
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