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Appalachian State University


Established in 1899 as Watauga Academy Appalachian State University has evolved into a preeminent university located in a unique rural mountain environment. As a member of the University of North Carolina Appalachian's fundamental mission is to discover create transmit and apply knowledge to address the needs of individuals and society. This mission is achieved by providing undergraduate students a rigorous liberal education that emphasizes transferable skills and preparation for professional careers; offering graduate students distinctive relevant programs; maintaining a faculty whose members serve as excellent teachers and scholarly mentors for their students and who produce high levels of scholarship and creative activities. Appalachian recognizes that the success of the University depends upon the achievement and cooperation of a diverse community of students faculty and staff and strives to implement policies and allocate resources accordingly. We accept our responsibility to be actively involved in addressing the educational economic cultural and societal needs of the changing region state nation and world. As a publicly funded institution Appalachian is committed to accomplishing its initiatives through efficient and effective resource utilization.

School Information

ASU Box 32004
Boone, North Carolina 28608
P: (828) 262-2000
Calendar: Semester
Locale: Town: Distant
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Common name(s): ASU

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 18,911Total Students
  • 8,647Male Students
  • 10,264Female Students
  • 217Total Intl Students
  • 98Intl Male Students
  • 119Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 2,613Total Faculty
  • 1,392Male Faculty
  • 1,221Female Faculty
  • 17:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 17,586

Out of State Tuition

$ 700

Books & Supplies

$ 6,810

Room & Board

$ 2,900

Other Expenses

$ 27,996

Total

Admissions

12,434
total applicants

68%
admitted (8418)

23%
enrolled (2829)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
530-610
Math
510-610
Reading
490-590
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
22-26
Composite
22-26
Math
21-27
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Recommended
Recommendations?
Recommended

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
Actuarial Science
Advertising
Anthropology
Apparel and Textiles, General
Area Studies, Other
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Child Development
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical Psychology
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Commercial Photography
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Curriculum and Instruction
Dance, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Ecology
Economics, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Finance, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
French Language and Literature
French Language Teacher Education
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Gerontology
Graphic Design
Health Teacher Education
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
History Teacher Education
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Industrial and Product Design
Industrial Technology/Technician
Insurance
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library and Information Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Therapy/Therapist
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health Education and Promotion
Public Relations/Image Management
Public/Applied History
Radio and Television
Reading Teacher Education
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
School Psychology
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Solar Energy Technology/Technician
Spanish Language and Literature
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Statistics, General
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Women's Studies

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