Costs/Expenses

In addition to tuition and fees, other costs associated with the academic programs could include:

  • The non-refundable application fee (except when a cohort is canceled due to insufficient interest)
  • Textbooks (App State Online students are not eligible to participate in the Campus Bookstore's textbook rental program).
  • Transcript orders for coursework taken outside of Appalachian State University.
  • Course-specific materials as specified by the faculty teaching the course.
  • The cost of required admission tests (e.g. GRE or MAT for admission to graduate programs, the Praxis I and Praxis II for teacher education majors and licensure candidates).
  • Some online courses may require proctored exams. Please visit UNC Online to search available exam proctors near you.
  • Unique, specific software or hardware. Some technology resources are available to App State Online students.
  • Parking fee, if required by the host site
  • The graduation fee
  • The cost of the cap and gown, if participating in the ceremony