Originally founded as a teachers college, Appalachian State University is a 4-year public university in the Blue Ridge Mountains region of North Carolina. As a campus of the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian is home to six colleges offering over 150 bachelor’s degree-granting programs. Additionally, ASU offers students a “4+1” accelerated admissions program in which undergraduate and graduate classes are completed in 5 years. For environmentally conscious students, Appalachian State hosts an annual Appalachian Energy Summit and the university campus features North Carolina’s largest wind turbine as well as a composting facility.
appalachian state university is a wonderful school that fosters an amazing environment for learning and personal growth. in such a short time i have grown to love this university and the small college town that surrounds it as my own home away from home. appalachian is one of the fastest growing colleges in america and i am proud that i can get a personal and quality education here in boone.
Joseph from Winston Salem, NC
appalachian is an awesome school to go to, i love it! the atmosphere is very friendly and if you get the right professor then you will have a great class experience. the best part is that even though the campus is pretty big, you can get just about anywhere within ten minutes so that is nice.