Appalachian is a Best Value

Repeatedly cited as a best value by Forbes magazineKiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and other publications, Appalachian offers an outstanding education at a great price. Our out-of-state rates are comparable with many states' in-state tuition rates.

Financial Aid

Even with low tuition, cost is a major concern for many families. Appalachian offers financial aid, student employment and merit scholarships to help keep a college education within reach. Sixty-seven percent of Appalachian students receive some form of financial aid.

Annual Costs

Undergraduate expenses for the 2016-17 academic year are listed below. Visit the Office of Student Accounts for details including graduate, part-time and per-class costs.

  In-State Costs Per Year Out-of-State Costs Per Year
Tuition and Fees $7,416 $21,932
Standard Room $4,340 $4,340
Standard Meal Option $2,660 $2,660
Textbooks $0 $0
Total $14,416 $28,932

Rent Your Textbooks

Save hundreds of dollars through the University Bookstore's textbook rental system. This program covers one book per course for most courses.