Appalachian State University

Location
Boone, NC
Student Size
20,023
College Type
Public University
Accceptance Rate
80%
Average Cost Per Year
$10,687
Student To Faculty Ratio
16:1

About Our College

Appalachian State University (/ˌæpəˈlætʃən/;[a] Appalachian, App State, App, or ASU) is a public university in Boone, North Carolina. It was founded as a teachers college in 1899 by brothers B. B. and D. D. Dougherty and the latter's wife, Lillie Shull Dougherty. The university expanded to include other programs in 1967 and joined the University of North Carolina System in 1971.[5]

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