Appalachian State University is a public university and has a tuition of $18,271. This tuition makes it moderately affordable among all universities in the country .
Among all public universities in the state of North Carolina, it is ranked 68 in terms of cost and is moderately affordable.
The History Department graduate program offers students advanced work in preparation for employment in community, junior and technical colleges museums, archives, and other public venues (M.A. Public History concentrations) secondary schools (M.A. History) and business, government or further education (M.A. History). Each degree requires between 30 and 36 hours of coursework, depending upon which track a student pursues. The department graduate program emphasizes flexibility and a general approach to historical study while still permitting students to concentrate in particular geographical areas and times. Our graduates have had considerable experience in obtaining employment and admission to Ph.D. programs.