Appalachian State University

Dougherty Administration Building, Boone, NC 28608
Appalachian State University (also known as ASU) is a public higher education institution that resides in Boone, North Carolina.

Programs available at ASU include bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in over 46 subject areas and 135 specializations. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy - Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education.

This institution offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree students have access to on-campus day care.

With about 17,350 students enrolled full time on its central campus it is the 8th largest post secondary institution in North Carolina.


General Information

Main Phone: (828) 262 -2000 Website: www.appstate.edu/
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 1,021
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Large (10,000 - 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 15,472
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 1,892
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 68%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 55


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 510 610
SAT Math 530 610
ACT Composite 22 26
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 22 26

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 12,434
Accepted 8,418
Acceptance Rate 68%
Enrolled 2,829

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 95% Full-time 5% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 48% Full-time 52% Part-time
Student Gender 46% Men 54% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

88% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
3% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
3% Hispanic/Latino 1% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 4% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 44% $ 6,055
Local Grant 26% $3,962
Institutional Grant 34% $ 2,217
Student Loans 45% $ 5,044

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - 2 - -
Environmental Studies - - 40 - -

Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Women's Studies - - 0 - -

Area Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Area Studies - - 0 9 -

Architecture and Related Services

City and Urban Planning

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
City, Community and Regional Planning - - 11 - -

Communication and Journalism

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 37 - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television - - 43 - -

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 48 - -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Relations - - 67 - -
Advertising - - 63 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 26 12 -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Technology and Industrial Arts Teacher Education - - 2 - -
Music Teacher Education - - 2 6 -
History Teacher Education - - 61 6 -
English Teacher Education - - 61 2 -
Art Teacher Education - - 10 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 10 2 -
Biology Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Drama and Dance Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Health Teacher Education - - 4 2 -
Physics Teacher Education - - 1 2 -
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Spanish Language Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Chemistry Teacher Education - - 2 2 -
Reading Teacher Education - - 2 62 -
Music Teacher Education - - 33 62 -
French Language Teacher Education - - 0 62 -
Family and Home Economics Teacher Education - - 11 62 -
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Subject Areas - - 1 62 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 26 62 -
English Teacher Education - - 26 62 -
Business Teacher Education - - 5 62 -
History Teacher Education - - 5 13 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 19 13 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - - 22 -
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - - 2 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 226 25 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 40 25 -
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - 20 25 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities - - 28 - -
Special Education and Teaching - - 28 17 -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 13 -
College Student Counseling - - - 43 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities - - 28 - -
Special Education and Teaching - - 28 17 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - - 22 -
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - - 2 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 226 25 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 40 25 -
Kindergarten Preschool Education - - 20 25 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary School Administration - - - 19 -
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 19 16
Higher Education Higher Education Administration - - - 29 16

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Technology and Industrial Arts Teacher Education - - 2 - -
Music Teacher Education - - 2 6 -
History Teacher Education - - 61 6 -
English Teacher Education - - 61 2 -
Art Teacher Education - - 10 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 10 2 -
Biology Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Drama and Dance Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Health Teacher Education - - 4 2 -
Physics Teacher Education - - 1 2 -
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Spanish Language Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Chemistry Teacher Education - - 2 2 -
Reading Teacher Education - - 2 62 -
Music Teacher Education - - 33 62 -
French Language Teacher Education - - 0 62 -
Family and Home Economics Teacher Education - - 11 62 -
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Subject Areas - - 1 62 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 26 62 -
English Teacher Education - - 26 62 -
Business Teacher Education - - 5 62 -
History Teacher Education - - 5 13 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 19 13 -

Educational Instructional Media Design

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Instructional Technology - - - 98 -

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 25 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics - - - 7 -
Spanish Language and Literature - - 24 7 -
French Language and Literature - - 4 7 -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Technology Technician - - 3 18 -

Environmental Control Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Solar Energy Technology Technician - - 27 - -

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Technology Technician - - 3 18 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics - - - 7 -
Spanish Language and Literature - - 24 7 -
French Language and Literature - - 4 7 -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies - - 13 - -

Apparel and Textiles

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Apparel and Textiles - - 17 - -

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Development - - 17 - -

Library Science

Library Science and Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Library and Information Science - - - 43 -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 69 5 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 4 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 69 5 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 44 11 -

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Ecology - - 38 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Statistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Statistics - - 0 - -

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 17 3 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

International Global Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Global Studies - - 8 - -

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology - - - 4 -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 77 14 -

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management - - 62 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religion Religious Studies - - 14 - -

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 4 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

International Global Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Global Studies - - 8 - -

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology - - - 4 -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 77 14 -

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management - - 62 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 220 4 -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Counseling Psychology - - - 0 -
School Psychology - - - 7 -
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 9 -
Clinical Psychology - - - 9 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 220 4 -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 125 7 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 19 -

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 61 11 -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 33 - -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 11 - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 17 10 -

Social Sciences

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 51 - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 38 20 -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 29 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 100 9 -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 25 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling - - - 11 -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 1 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - - 41 -
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 45 4 -
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 45 41 -
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 45 4 -

Public Health

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Health Education and Promotion - - 45 - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Athletic Training Trainer - - 12 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - - 41 -
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 45 4 -
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 45 41 -
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 45 4 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Therapy Therapist - - 5 2 -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 33 - -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling - - - 11 -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 1 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - - 41 -
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 45 4 -
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 45 41 -
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 45 4 -

Public Health

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Health Education and Promotion - - 45 - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Athletic Training Trainer - - 12 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - - 41 -
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 45 4 -
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 45 41 -
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 45 4 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Therapy Therapist - - 5 2 -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 33 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 43 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 83 51 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 142 36 -

Construction Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Management - - 83 - -

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - - 0 - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 16 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 68 - -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 69 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 83 51 -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospitality Administration Management - - 29 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 142 36 -

Insurance

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Insurance - - 9 - -

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Actuarial Science - - 5 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - - 8 -
Public Applied History - - - 9 -
History - - 42 9 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 43 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 83 51 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 142 36 -

Construction Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Management - - 83 - -

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - - 0 - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 16 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 68 - -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 69 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 83 51 -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospitality Administration Management - - 29 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 142 36 -

Insurance

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Insurance - - 9 - -

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Actuarial Science - - 5 - -

Sports & Athletics

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