Appalachian State University


Appalachian State University

As the premier public undergraduate institution in the Southeast, Appalachian State University offers incredible preparation for life and career success. In Boone, Hickory or online, you'll find your passions, conduct research alongside world-class faculty and join a community of learners, creative thinkers and effective communicators.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Research
  • Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • Distance/online learning

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Appalachian State has two deadlines for first-year students: Early Action (November 1) and Regular Decision (February 1). November 1 is also the merit-scholarship deadline and there is a separate scholarship application that must be submitted in conjunction with your admissions application.

Visit us

Our locations in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains and their foothills profoundly shape how our community lives, works and learns together. Explore our campuses in Boone and Hickory – with a guide, on your own or both. While you’re here, you will meet with the people who make up this dynamic community and learn more about what life is like at App State. You can also explore our Boone campus virtually and start picturing yourself in the High Country.

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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

287 Rivers Street, Room 165
Boone, NC 28607, United States of America

Phone number

(828) 262-2120