Approximately 66% 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.

Due to Recent FAFSA changes, some students are not able to complete the FAFSA online.  If you are not able to sign or complete the FAFSA online please use a paper FAFSA.  The two versions of the Fafsa can be found here

2425 Paper FAFSA

2425 Paper FAFSA Spanish

2024-2025 FAFSA: Now Available

2024-2025 FAFSA: Now Available

Appalachian’s priority processing deadline is March 1, so don’t delay. Visit to start now. 

Need help completing your FAFSA? Schedule an appointment with one of our Financial Aid counselors. 

Schedule an Appointment

Schedule an Appointment

Skip the wait!  Meet with a counselor at your convenience. 

Schedule a Virtual Appointment

  • Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m.

(Don't see your counselor on the day and time you need?  Don't worry!  Any of our financial aid counselors will be able to assist you.)

Tenemos citas bilingües (Inglés/Español) disponibles. 

Virtual Walk-ins

Virtual Walk-ins

Need to see a counselor today?  Consider attending our Virtual Walk-in Hours. 

Virtual Walk-in Hours: 

  • Monday-Friday, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

(Virtual room is only staffed during walk-in hours. To avoid wait times, appointments are strongly encouraged.)



Published Monday, February 12, 2024 - 12:28pm

We know a lot of things are changing with the FAFSA

We're here for you at every step of the way


Aid offers are delayed. 

Published Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 4:45pm

If you're having issues submitting the FAFSA you may not be alone

Published Tuesday, January 2, 2024 - 12:15pm

The 2024-25 FAFSA is open! The Department of Education has opened the FAFSA for a Soft Launch. During the Soft Launch, the FAFSA form will be available for short periods of time while they monitor site...