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Appalachian State University

Boone, NC
#9

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Appalachian State University, founded in 1899, is a public institution residing on 1,300 rural acres in Boone, North Carolina. The school offers about 185 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs through its eight colleges and schools. Notable Appalachian State University alumni include Stephen Dubner, coauthor of the international bestseller Freakonomics.

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Boone, NC 28608

2012-2013 Tuition

$17,907 Tuition and Fees

Students

15712 undergraduate students
47% male / 53% female

Admission

March 15 application deadline
63.2% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1899

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Business Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education, Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, Drama and Dance Teacher Education, French Language Teacher Education, History Teacher Education, Physics Teacher Education, Spanish Language Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other, Solar Energy Technology/Technician, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Child Development, Apparel and Textiles, General, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Ecology, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, International/Global Studies, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Social Work, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Area Studies, Other, Women's Studies, Dance, General, Industrial and Product Design, Commercial Photography, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music Performance, General, Fine and Studio Arts Management, Music Management, Communication Sciences and Disorders, General, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Athletic Training/Trainer, Public Health Education and Promotion, Music Therapy/Therapist, Dietetics/Dietitian, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Hospitality Administration/Management, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Actuarial Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Insurance, Construction Management, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism, Radio and Television, Public Relations/Image Management, Advertising

Minors Offered

Computer Science, Educational/Instructional Technology, Special Education and Teaching, General, College Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Business Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Industrial Technology/Technician, Linguistics, Japanese Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, Child Development, Apparel and Textiles, General, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Army JROTC/ROTC, Environmental Studies, Gerontology, Holocaust and Related Studies, Ancient Studies/Civilization, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Social Work, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Area Studies, Other, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Gay/Lesbian Studies, Dance, General, Commercial Photography, Graphic Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Communication Sciences and Disorders, General, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Public Health Education and Promotion, Dietetics/Dietitian, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Operations Management and Supervision, Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management, Accounting, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Construction Management, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 15,712
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 14,747
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 780
Percent of male undergraduates: 47%
Percent of female undergraduates: 53%
Percent of international undergraduates: 1%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra

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