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 $80$80
Personal/Miscellaneous $1,800$1,800
Room and Board**$8,826$8,826
Tuition and Fees***$7,710$22,517
Transportation $900$1,800
Totals$20,016 $35,723 

Living off Campus

ComponentIn-State ResidentsOut-of-State Residents
Books and Supplies*$700$700
Loan Fees $80$80
Personal/Miscellaneous $1,800$1,800
Room and Board**$9,508$9,508
Tuition and Fees***$7,710$22,517
Transportation $1,600$2,050
Totals$21,398$36,655

Living with Parent(s) or Relative(s)

ComponentIn-State ResidentsOut-of-State Residents
Books and Supplies*$700$700
Loan Fees $80$80
Personal/Miscellaneous $1,800$1,800
Room and Board**$3,694$3,694
Tuition and Fees***$7,710$22,517
Transportation $1,160$1,160
Totals$15,144 $29,951

Distance Education Living Off Campus

ComponentIn-State ResidentsOut-of-State Residents
Books and Supplies*$1,000$1,000
Loan Fees $80$80 
Personal/Miscellaneous $1,200$1,200 
Room and Board**$9,508$9,508 
Tuition and Fees***$3,913$15,925 
Transportation $1,000$1,000
Totals$16,701$28,713

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

ComponentIn-State ResidentsOut-of-State Residents
Books and Supplies*$1,000$1,000
Loan Fees $80$80
Personal/Miscellaneous $1,200$1,200
Room and Board**$3,694$3,694
Tuition and Fees***$3,913$15,925
Transportation $1,000$1,000
Totals$10,887$22,899

*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 2019-2020 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.