|Years||Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree|
|within 4 years||38% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 5 years||61% earned a bachelor degree|
|within 6 years||65% earned a bachelor degree|
A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Appalachian State University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Appalachian State University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.
|after 6 years||$31,900 per year|
|after 7 years||$33,600 per year|
|after 8 years||$36,300 per year|
|after 9 years||$38,500 per year|
|after 10 years||$41,600 per year|
10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Appalachian State University students who are working and no longer in school is $41,600, which is 21% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.