Undergraduate Student

The tables below show the estimated cost of attendance for full-time undergraduate students living on campus, off campus, or with a parent/relative. Information for full-time undergraduate distance education students is also listed below.

Living on Campus

ComponentIn-State ResidentsOut-of-State Residents
Books and Supplies*$700$700
Loan Fees $88$88
Personal/Miscellaneous $1,800$1,800
Room and Board**$9,174$9,174
Tuition and Fees***$7,722$22,529
Transportation $1,180$2,085
Totals$20,664$36,376 

Living off Campus

ComponentIn-State ResidentsOut-of-State Residents
Books and Supplies*$700$700
Loan Fees $88$88
Personal/Miscellaneous $1,800$1,800
Room and Board**$9,615$9,615
Tuition and Fees***$7,722$22,529
Transportation $1,900$2,340
Totals$21,825$37,072

Living with Parent(s) or Relative(s)

ComponentIn-State ResidentsOut-of-State Residents
Books and Supplies*$700$700
Loan Fees $88$88
Personal/Miscellaneous $1,800$1,800
Room and Board**$3,792$3,792
Tuition and Fees***$7,722$22,529
Transportation $1,436$1,436
Totals$15,538 $30,345

Distance Education Living Off Campus

ComponentIn-State ResidentsOut-of-State Residents
Books and Supplies*$1,000$1,000
Loan Fees $88$88 
Personal/Miscellaneous $1,200$1,200 
Room and Board**$9,615$9,615 
Tuition and Fees***$3,913$15,925 
Transportation $1,000$1,000
Totals$16,816$28,828

Distance Education Living with Parent(s) or Relative(s)

ComponentIn-State ResidentsOut-of-State Residents
Books and Supplies*$1,000$1,000
Loan Fees $88$88
Personal/Miscellaneous $1,200$1,200
Room and Board**$3,792$3,792
Tuition and Fees***$3,913$15,925
Transportation $1,000$1,000
Totals$10,993$23,005

*Undergraduate Main Campus students are automatically enrolled in Appalachian State University's book rental program. The book rental fee is included in the Tuition and Fees components of the cost of attendance. The books and supplies component does not represent an actual charge, but instead represents an estimation of potential books and supplies expenditures.

**The costs listed above for room and board are estimates for the 2020-2021 school year. The cost of room and board may vary based upon a student's living arrangements.

*** The listed cost of tuition and fees is based upon the fixed tuition guarantee from the 2016-2017 academic year. The tuition and fees link, listed above, provides a full breakdown of the cost of tuition and fees for incoming and continuing students. More information about the NC Fixed Tuition Guarantee can be found here. Tuition and fees charges may vary depending on the student's program of study.