Appalachian State University - Main Campus

Boone, NC4 years

School Type: Public

Online + Campus

Religious Affiliation: None

Accredited: Yes


Known for its flexibility, affordability, and the breadth of its concentrations, Appalachian State University's MSW program offers a sound mix of practical and theoretical knowledge. The program's commitments to preparing students for management or supervisory roles in social work through advanced practice, intervention skills, and impactful research, coupled with support for licensure preparation, make it an attractive choice for prospective students.

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Appalachian State University Quick Facts

Admission Rate

84.69% of applicants were admitted in the last academic year, indicating a moderately selective admissions process.


Graduation Rate

72.74% of students graduated within the expected timeframe, reflecting strong student engagement and support.


In-state Tuition

The average tuition for full-time students is $7,410 per academic year.


Out-of-State Tuition

The average tuition for full-time students is $23,017 per academic year.


School Size

Our school has a total enrollment of 18,486 students, providing a vibrant and diverse community.


Average Earnings

Graduates report an average earning of $43,600in their first year after graduation.


Admissions Overview

Admission Rate Overall84.69%
ACT Scores Midpoint Math25
SAT Scores Average OverallNot Provided
SAT Scores Midpoint Math605
ACT Scores Midpoint English25
ACT Scores Midpoint Writing7
SAT Scores Midpoint Writing550
ACT Scores Midpoint Cumulative27
SAT Scores Midpoint Critical Reading610

Appalachian State University Financial Aid & Loans

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Appalachian State University Student Demographics & Diversity

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Student Size: 18,486+


Appalachian State University Graduate Earnings

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