Appalachian State University

Boone, NC

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Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Bachelors Masters
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Other Food Science and Technology

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Art/Art Studies
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Commercial Photography
Dance
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Fine/Studio Arts
French Language and Literature
History
Interior Design
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Music Performance
Other Philosophy and Religious Studies
Other Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Philosophy
Product and Industrial Design
Public/ Applied History and Archival Administration
Religion/Religious Studies
Spanish Language and Literature

Business

Major Bachelors Masters
Accounting
Business Administration and Management
Business/Managerial Economics
Construction Management
Finance
Hospitality Management and Administration
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Insurance
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems
Marketing/Marketing Management
Music Management

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Advertising
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Graphic Design
Journalism
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television

Education

Major Bachelors Masters
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
History Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Apparel and Textiles
Child Development

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Athletic Training/Trainer
Communication Disorders
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Music Therapy/Therapist
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Gerontology
International/Global Studies

Library Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Information and Library Science (Informatics)

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Ecology

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters
Actuarial Science
Mathematics
Statistics

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Chemistry
Geology/Earth Science
Physics

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Anthropology
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Economics
Geography
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Other Area Studies
Political Science and Government
Psychology
School Psychology
Sociology
Women's Studies

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Public Administration
Social Work

Technician Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Industrial Technology/Technician
Other Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Solar Energy Technology/Technician

Technology

Major Bachelors Masters
Computer Science

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 6 Reviews

50% of students gave Appalachian State University 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Parent of Student

Academics Rating

Academics Rating

I want to study psychology and Appalachian has a very good psychology program. I talked to several students majoring in psychology and they all spoke highly of the program. Appalachian will give me an excellent education in a field that I am so passionate about.


Appalachian State University Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 3.10
Retention Rate 88%
Carnegie Class Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in May, June, July, August, and January.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • Certificate Programs

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Theology
  • Other: nursing, engineering, medical technology, forest resources

Class Sizes at Appalachian State University

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 40%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 7%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 52%
  • 100+ Students: 1%
Fewer than 20 Students 40%
50 - 100 Students 7%
20 - 49 Students 52%
100+ Students 1%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 91
  • Unknown and Other: 4
  • Latino: 2
  • African American: 2
  • Asian: 1
Caucasian 91
Unknown and Other 4
Latino 2
African American 2
Asian 1

Faculty at Appalachian State University

Total Faculty 1,268
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 16
Full-Time Professors 2,464
Male Faculty 663
Part-Time Professors 414
Women Faculty 605

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