Admittance into Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina is quite selective. While there is no specific grade point average requirement, there are other factors the school uses, such as test scores and high school achievement, to determine entrance into the college.

Appalachian State Admittance

At Appalachian State, application requirements do not include a minimum GPA, but officials at the college do ask for high school transcripts for grades 9 through 12. These documents show the student’s previous coursework and the grades earned and indicate whether course requirements have been met and at what level of achievement. Course requirements include passing grades in math, English, science, social studies and a foreign language. SAT or ACT scores are also required and must include the evaluation for the written portion of the tests. Using this and other information, college officials will make a determination on admittance. The admissions rate stands at just over 60 percent, with more than 75 percent of incoming freshman ranked in the top half of their high school class.

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