Appalachian State University

#1717 / #502
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Public university in Boone, North Carolina

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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 Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
18,178 80% 73% 1185 25

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 Body Under-Grads Graduates
19,029 17,620 1,409

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, Literature, and Social Work. Here are some of Appalachian State University's most famous alumni:

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

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