Nearly 70% of Mountaineers will receive some type of financial aid during their time at Appalachian State University. From state and federal grants, loans and work programs, to university and outside scholarships — assistance is available for almost anyone to afford college.

2024-25 FAFSA Now Available

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) allows you to be automatically considered for federal, state and university financial aid.

FAFSA School Code


App State FAFSA Priority Filing Date

March 1

You can apply anytime!  Completing the FAFSA by the priority date gives you first consideration for need-based assistance.

Congratulations, New Mountaineers!

You’re one step closer to a future of limitless possibilities. The Office of Admissions is providing students with more time to make decisions amid delays affecting financial aid offers. Secure your spot in the incoming class today!

If you have questions, schedule an appointment with a counselor.

Schedule an Appointment

We are here to help you complete your FAFSA and answer any questions you might have about applying for or receiving grants, scholarships or loans. Schedule a one-on-one appointment or join a virtual drop-in.

Virtual appointments | Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Virtual drop-in hours | Monday-Friday 12 p.m.-4 p.m.

Drop-In Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

287 Rivers Street
John E. Thomas Hall, Room 265 | View map
Boone Campus

To better serve you during your time, please have your Banner ID available.

Estimate Your Costs

Visit our Costs and Aid page for a breakdown of tuition, fees, housing and meals. On this page you will also find the net price calculator, which provides an approximation of your cost to attend App State based on financial information you share.


App State offers a variety of scholarships each year to students, on the basis of merit and/or achievement.

At App State, being a Mountaineer doesn’t have to come with a mountain of debt.

Top 4 for lowest average student debt in NC
among NC public and private schools
Institute for College Access & Success, 2019-2020 cohort

Top & Best Value Colleges in America
Forbes Magazine

$25 million in App State Aid
awarded to students annually


Office of Student Financial Aid and University Scholarships
287 Rivers Street
John E. Thomas Hall, Room 265
Boone Campus

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.