Appalachian State University

Boone, NC

Appalachian State University

287 Rivers St
Boone, NC 28608
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Appalachian State University Review

A- Excellent
4.1875 Based on 8 Reviews
Career Preparation
A
Students and Culture
A
Facilities
A
Activities and Groups
B+

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Appalachian State University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

1211 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
 
 
 
0
 
Art Teacher Education
 
17
 
 
 
Art/Art Studies, General
 
25
 
 
 
Child Development
 
38
 
 
 
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
 
 
39
 
 
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
 
72
 
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
11
0
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
19
 
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
 
34
 
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
 
6
16
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
 
 
 
0
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
13
10
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
164
8
0
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
92
4
 
 
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
 
54
 
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
58
32
 
History Teacher Education
 
41
 
 
 
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
 
25
3
 
 
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
 
8
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
24
 
 
 
Mathematics Teacher Education
 
1
 
 
 
Music Teacher Education
 
24
 
 
 
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
 
31
 
 
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
28
0
 
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
 
 
34
116
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
 
9
0
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
61
 
 
 
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
 
36
 
 
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
 
22
 
 
 
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
 
6
 
 
 
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
 
 
 
30
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

865 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
119
46
 
 
Advertising
 
96
 
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
180
53
 
 
Economics, General
 
31
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
102
 
0
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
 
 
0
 
Insurance
 
50
 
 
 
International Business/Trade/Commerce
 
23
 
 
 
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
 
47
 
 
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
118
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

862 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
 
40
 
 
 
Area Studies, Other
 
 
5
0
 
History, General
 
39
10
 
 
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
 
 
13
 
 
International/Global Studies
 
36
 
 
 
Library and Information Science
 
 
19
 
 
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
 
40
 
 
 
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
 
 
14
 
 
Philosophy
 
17
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
108
11
 
 
Psychology, General
 
237
17
 
0
Public Administration
 
 
12
 
 
Religion/Religious Studies
 
16
 
 
 
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
 
 
4
0
 
School Psychology
 
 
6
7
 
Social Work
 
105
50
 
 
Sociology
 
41
 
7
 
Women's Studies
 
8
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

615 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/Trainer
 
13
0
 
 
Dietetics/Dietitian
 
52
19
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
49
13
 
 
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
 
190
23
 
 
Public Health Education and Promotion
 
50
 
 
 
Public Health, General
 
19
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
177
10
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

405 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
 
20
 
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
146
17
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
48
 
 
 
Geography
 
28
15
 
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
32
 
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
42
11
 
 
Physics, General
 
31
14
 
 
Statistics, General
 
1
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

237 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
 
10
 
 
 
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
 
65
 
 
 
Environmental Science
 
16
 
 
 
Environmental Studies
 
96
 
 
 
Industrial and Product Design
 
38
 
 
 
Industrial Technology/Technician
 
 
12
 
 

230 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Commercial Photography
 
34
 
 
 
Dance, General
 
16
 
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
26
 
 
 
Fine and Studio Arts Management
 
2
 
 
 
Fine/Studio Arts, General
 
27
 
 
 
Graphic Design
 
41
 
 
 
Interior Design
 
22
 
 
 
Music Management
 
24
 
 
 
Music Performance, General
 
17
6
 
 
Music Therapy/Therapist
 
10
5
 
 

194 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
 
81
9
 
 
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
 
 
19
 
 
Graphic Communications, General
 
0
 
 
 
Management Information Systems, General
 
85
 
0
 

166 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
 
36
 
 
 
Public Relations/Image Management
 
78
 
 
 
Radio and Television
 
52
 
 
 

129 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
 
40
 
 
 
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
 
89
 
 
 

111 Trades and Careers Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles, General
 
29
 
 
 
Construction Management
 
82
 
 
 

24 Agriculture Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology
 
3
 
 
 
Food Science and Technology, Other
 
21
 
 
 

Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Appalachian State University.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advertising
 
 
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
 
 
Child Development
 
 
 
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
 
 
Dietetics/Dietitian
 
 
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
 
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
 
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
 
 
 
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
 
 
 
 
Library and Information Science
 
 
 
 
Management Information Systems, General
 
 
 
 
Public Health, General
 
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
 
 
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
 
 
 
Sociology
 
 
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
 
 
 
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
 
 
 
 
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Counseling & Psychological Services Center)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health
  • Public Health Programs (PHPB) ? Baccalaureate only level programs offered outside a school of public health
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

4.25 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BS Education , Class of 1977

    Practice teaching, online resources, campus resumes for prospective employers

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    English Education, Class of 1975

    We did not have any of these

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Anthropology, Class of 1995

    I'm sure they provided some, but I was on a different track from mainstream employment

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Social Work, Class of 2013

    Job Fairs, department advisors, Career Center, counseling center.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    broadcasting, Class of 2009

    hands on experience in editing and producing

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4.625 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BS Education , Class of 1977

    Diverse ages and nationalities, primarily Caucasians

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Anthropology, Class of 1995

    a mix of hippy outdoors types and dumb jocks

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Social Work, Class of 2013

    A family. Laid back, hardworking, and thoughtful.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    MA, Adult Education , Class of 1997

    Diverse, bohemian, hippies (undergraduates) professional graduate students

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    English , Class of 2008

    It was fun and open.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    broadcasting, Class of 2009

    friendly, open, willing to work hard

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.25 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    English Education, Class of 1975

    new dorm, good dining hall and other places to eat on campus, clean, large classrooms

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Anthropology, Class of 1995

    average i guess. i never lived on campus, and that was the 90s. computers were just becoming mainstream

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    MA, Adult Education , Class of 1997

    Nice small, modern, clean classes, other n/a

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    broadcasting, Class of 2009

    it has been about 6 years, but i would say then they were outdated but rapidly improving

    4 Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

3.625 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Anthropology, Class of 1995

    rock climbing, rafting, mountain biking, skiing

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Social Work, Class of 2013

    Slack lining and acapella groups

    1 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    MA, Adult Education , Class of 1997

    Teaching assistant jobs for graduate students. Undergraduates enjoy a variety of venues for trying different types of beer.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    broadcasting, Class of 2009

    hiking, snowboarding, leisure time on the mall

    4 Rated January 2016

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