Appalachian State University

#1686 / #506
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1467
Most Desirable School
Public university in Boone, North Carolina

Appalachian State University Featured Rankings

About Appalachian State University

According to Wikipedia, Appalachian State University is a public university in Boone, North Carolina. It was founded as a teachers college in 1899 by brothers B. B. and D. D. Dougherty and the latter's wife, Lillie Shull Dougherty. The university expanded to include other programs in 1967 and joined the University of North Carolina System in 1971.

Appalachian State University's Online Degrees

Graduate Certificate in International Leadership
  • Required Credits: 12
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BSBA in Management
  • Required Credits: 53
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Residency Licensure
  • Required Credits: 18-24
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BS in Workforce Leadership & Development
  • Required Credits: 50-59
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Autism Graduate Certificate
  • Required Credits: 12
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in College And University Teaching Graduate Certificate
  • Required Credits: 12
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology Facilitation
  • Required Credits: 18
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology Leadership
  • Required Credits: 18
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Online Learning And Professional Development
  • Required Credits: 18
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Reading Education
  • Required Credits: 18
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Birth Through Kindergarten Graduate Certificate
  • Required Credits: 24
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in School Leadership
  • Required Credits: 24
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Special Education
  • Required Credits: 24
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
EdS in Educational Administration
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
EdS in Higher Education: Education Specialist
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Curriculum Specialist
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Educational Media
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Higher Education
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Reading Education
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MSA in School Administration
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Special Education
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Middle Grades Education
  • Required Credits: 39
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
EdD in Educational Leadership
  • Required Credits: 60
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BS in Child Development - Birth Through Kindergarten
  • Required Credits: 63
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BS in Elementary Education
  • Required Credits: 70
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BS in Middle Grades Education
  • Required Credits: 73
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Middle And Secondary Teaching
  • Required Credits: 19-24
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MA in Elementary Education
  • Required Credits: 36+
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
CTE in Career And Technical Education
Degree Concentrations
  • Business
  • Finance And Information Technology Education
  • Required Credits: 50-68
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BS in Special Education
  • Required Credits: 72-75
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Appalachian Studies
  • Required Credits: 12
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in New Media Literacies And Global Perspectives
  • Required Credits: 18
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MLS in Library Science
  • Required Credits: 36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Aging, Health, And Society
  • Required Credits: 12
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education Graduate
  • Required Credits: 12
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported

Appalachian State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
21,12085%73%115524

How Much Does Appalachian State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$4,242$3,168

How Much Do Appalachian State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Appalachian State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $43,600 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Appalachian State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
19,61918,0341,585

Where is Appalachian State University?

Appalachian State University is located at 287 Rivers St, Boone NC 28608

How Safe is Appalachian State University?

Appalachian State University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Boone has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Appalachian State University Known For?

Appalachian State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Appalachian State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Appalachian State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Appalachian State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Earth Sciences, and Literature. Here are some of Appalachian State University's most famous alumni:

Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham
A Christian evangelist and missionary, son of Billy Graham.
David Weber
An American science fiction and fantasy writer.
Stephen J. Dubner
Stephen J. Dubner
An American journalist.
Steven M. Greer
Steven M. Greer
An American ufologist.
Brock Long
Brock Long
A Director of the United States Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Charles Frazier
An American novelist.
Robert Allen Phillips
An American academic.
Chris Swecker
An Assistant Director of the FBI.
Mary Ellen Snodgrass
An American writer.
James Emery White
An American baptist theologian.
Eric Church
An American musician.
Eustace Conway
Eustace Conway
An American environmentalist.

Image Attributions