Appalachian State University

country rank  204
world rank  497

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University Overview

Founded in 1899, Appalachian State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Boone (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Appalachian State University (ASU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Appalachian State University (ASU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 119 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ASU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ASU
Founded 1899
Motto Esse Quam Videri
To be, rather than to seem
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 287 Rivers Street
Boone (population range: 10,000-49,999)
28608 North Carolina
United States
T +1 (828) 262 2000
F +1 (828) 262 3296

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 287 Rivers Street
Boone 28608
+1 (828) 262 2120

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Appalachian State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Affiliations

  • University of North Carolina System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018