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 2015-16 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 $7,116 $20,942
Standard Room $4,225 $4,225
Standard Meal Option $2,560 $2,560
Textbooks $0 $0
Total $13,901 $27,727

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.