Locations: Boone, NC
Degrees: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorates
Programs: Child Development, Accounting, Education, Music Industry, Statistics, Electronic Media/Broadcasting, Graphic Design and many others (over 140 total)
Tuition Range: $1,576 - $7,800 per Semester
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Boone, North Carolina, Appalachian State University is a public institution with an enrollment of over 17,000 students. The school offers a comprehensive array of majors, over 140 in all, with undergraduate and graduate programs that include Accounting, Education, Political Science and others. Among the many offerings are numerous art and media-related fields of study, including Graphic Design, Interior Design, and Electronic Media/Broadcasting (through its Communications Department). The Music Department also offers a bachelor’s program in Music Industry Studies, with optional emphasis in Recording.
Appalachian State requires the standard amount of time for degree completion (approximately 4 years for a bachelor’s degree). Tuition is greatly reduced for North Carolina residents, at about $1576 per semester for full-time undergraduate students, not including fees. Non-residents will pay nearly five times that amount in tuition, and graduate programs are higher for both residents and non-residents.
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