#1121 Overall Influence #1467 Desirability Rank

Appalachian State University

Public university in Boone, North Carolina

From 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 D.D.’s wife, Lillie Shull Dougherty. The university expanded to include other programs in 1967 and joined the University of North Carolina System in 1971.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

18,178

Acceptance

80%

Graduation Rate

73%

Median SAT Score

1185

Median ACT Score

25

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$4,242

Fees (in-state)

$3,167

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$43,600

Employed

92%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

19K

Under-Grads

18K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

287 Rivers St, Boone NC 28608

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

4 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

21 per 100K

Violent Crime

2 per 100K

What is Appalachian State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#762 World Rank
Education
#753 World Rank
Literature
#986 World Rank
Business
#658 World Rank
History
#1004 World Rank
Political Science
#1004 World Rank
Computer Science
#1523 World Rank
Biology
#1709 World Rank
Medical
#1024 World Rank
Mathematics
#1032 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1178 World Rank
Physics
#983 World Rank
Economics
#931 World Rank
Psychology
#1104 World Rank
Communications
#1264 World Rank
Philosophy
#569 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#744 World Rank
Sociology
#964 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#626 World Rank
Social Work
#2670 World Rank
Chemistry
#959 World Rank
Anthropology
#2543 World Rank
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Influential People

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 Education, Literature, and Business

Steve Goss

American politician

Isaac Butts

American basketball player

Dan Millice

Dan Millice

American engineer

Jonathan Scales

American musician

George Watts

American football player

John Hollar

American football player

Sophia Nimphius

Researcher

Moe Davis

Politician

Liane Edwards

American pianist

Kendall Lamm

American football offensive tackle

Elizabeth A. Hull

Researcher

Tyson Patterson

American professional basketball player