Appalachian State University

Boone, NC

Appalachian State University Reviews

Based on 32 Reviews
287 Rivers St Boone, NC
College Review
Activities and GroupsB+
Career PreparationA
FacilitiesA
Students and CultureA
A-
Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

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.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Teacher Education
11
Art/art Studies, General
12
Biology Teacher Education
6
Business Teacher Education
13
Chemistry Teacher Education
2
Child Development
30
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
37
9
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
52
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
7
Curriculum and Instruction
3
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
8
Education/teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
24
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
10
16
Educational/instructional Technology
56
0
Elementary Education and Teaching
156
2
0
English Language and Literature, General
81
8
English/language Arts Teacher Education
25
1
Family and Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education
9
French Language and Literature
5
French Language Teacher Education
1
Health Teacher Education
2
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
49
13
0
History Teacher Education
48
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
42
1
Kindergarten/preschool Education and Teaching
10
18
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
9
Mathematics Teacher Education
20
2
Music Teacher Education
29
2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
24
Reading Teacher Education
25
Secondary School Administration/principalship
38
18
Social Studies Teacher Education
1
Spanish Language and Literature
34
Spanish Language Teacher Education
4
Special Education and Teaching, General
1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
59
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
49
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
0
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
5
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
0
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
45
Area Studies, Other
2
5
0
Clinical Psychology
9
Counseling Psychology
0
History, General
53
12
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
9
International/global Studies
27
7
Library and Information Science
30
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
0
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling
13
Philosophy
8
Political Science and Government, General
105
10
Psychology, General
276
4
Public Administration
25
Religion/religious Studies
22
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
5
0
School Psychology
4
4
Social Work
111
22
Sociology
36
12
Women's Studies
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
108
46
Advertising
55
Business Administration and Management, General
176
58
Economics, General
42
Finance, General
83
2
Insurance
54
International Business/trade/commerce
24
Marketing/marketing Management, General
126
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
16
Dietetics/dietitian
45
11
Health/health Care Administration/management
54
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
190
16
Public Health Education and Promotion
59
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
122
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
10
Biology/biological Sciences, General
80
7
Chemistry, General
47
Geography
25
19
32
Geology/earth Science, General
26
Mathematics, General
30
9
Physics, General
27
11
Statistics, General
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
11
Environmental Engineering Technology/environmental Technology
0
Environmental Science
10
Environmental Studies
80
Industrial and Product Design
41
Industrial Technology/technician
10
Solar Energy Technology/technician
59
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Commercial Photography
34
Dance, General
8
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
22
Fine and Studio Arts Management
9
Fine/studio Arts, General
24
Graphic Design
58
Interior Design
20
Music Management
25
Music Performance, General
14
9
Music Therapy/therapist
3
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice/safety Studies
160
8
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
23
Public Relations/image Management
70
Radio and Television
41
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/management, General
31
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
93
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
48
1
Data Modeling/warehousing and Database Administration
0
Management Information Systems, General
53
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles, General
15
Construction Management
46
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology
50
Food Science and Technology, Other
6
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Appalachian State University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advertising
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/instructional Technology
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
Library and Information Science
Public Health Education and Promotion
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

*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.

School Accreditation Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Master's program in speech-language pathology (MSLP)
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
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
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Counseling & Psychological Services Center)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
BS Education , Class of 1977
NA
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English Education, Class of 1975
Sororities, fraternities, athletics
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Specified Learning Disabilities, Class of 2001
pride
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology, Class of 1995
rock climbing, rafting, mountain biking, skiing
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work, Class of 2013
Slack lining and acapella groups
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.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English , Class of 2008
Sports and outdoor activities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
broadcasting, Class of 2009
hiking, snowboarding, leisure time on the mall
Rated January 2016
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?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
BS Education , Class of 1977
Practice teaching, online resources, campus resumes for prospective employers
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English Education, Class of 1975
We did not have any of these
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Specified Learning Disabilities, Class of 2001
student teaching, career fairs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology, Class of 1995
I'm sure they provided some, but I was on a different track from mainstream employment
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work, Class of 2013
Job Fairs, department advisors, Career Center, counseling center.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MA, Adult Education , Class of 1997
None
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English , Class of 2008
I honestly don't remember
Rated January 2016
Alumni
broadcasting, Class of 2009
hands on experience in editing and producing
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
BS Education , Class of 1977
Information not available
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English Education, Class of 1975
new dorm, good dining hall and other places to eat on campus, clean, large classrooms
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Specified Learning Disabilities, Class of 2001
good
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
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work, Class of 2013
Clean and relaxing
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MA, Adult Education , Class of 1997
Nice small, modern, clean classes, other n/a
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English , Class of 2008
Updated and nice
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
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 8 Reviews
Alumni
BS Education , Class of 1977
Diverse ages and nationalities, primarily Caucasians
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English Education, Class of 1975
suitcase college, friendly atmosphere,
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Specified Learning Disabilities, Class of 2001
white, middle class
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology, Class of 1995
a mix of hippy outdoors types and dumb jocks
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Social Work, Class of 2013
A family. Laid back, hardworking, and thoughtful.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
MA, Adult Education , Class of 1997
Diverse, bohemian, hippies (undergraduates) professional graduate students
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English , Class of 2008
It was fun and open.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
broadcasting, Class of 2009
friendly, open, willing to work hard
Rated January 2016