Appalachian State University

Appalachian State Demographics & Diversity Report

How diverse is Appalachian State University? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the true stats about diversity at Appalachian State. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Appalachian State Student Population

How Many Students Attend Appalachian State University?

Appalachian State total enrollment is approximately 20,023 students. 16,905 are undergraduates and 867 are graduate students.

Appalachian State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Appalachian State undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.


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Appalachian State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 13,728
Hispanic 1,356
Multi-Ethnic 738
Black or African American 590
Asian 273
Unknown 129
International 68
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Appalachian State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 65% of full-time grad students are women, and 35% men.


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Appalachian State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 735
Hispanic 50
Black or African American 35
International 20
Multi-Ethnic 10
Asian 7
Unknown 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Appalachian State Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 16,331
Hispanic 1,509
Multi-Ethnic 809
Black or African American 782
Asian 306
Unknown 156
International 92
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Appalachian State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,765
Black or African American 74
Asian 46
Multi-Ethnic 26
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Appalachian State Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 11,731 female students and 8,292 male students at Appalachian State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Appalachian State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  96.81 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 1,568 female teachers and 1,471 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

9.7% Out of State
0.26% Out of the Country

Appalachian State ranks 1,122 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

9.7% of Appalachian State students come from out of state, and 0.26% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  48 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 29 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
North Carolina 2,811
South Carolina 52
Georgia 50
Florida 46
Virginia 44

International Students at Appalachian State

Students from 48 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Australia, and Venezuela.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
69.25% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  67.34 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Appalachian State, 69.25% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 6,613
18-19 6,414
22-24 3,177
25-29 1,082
35 and over 771
30-34 388
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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