Appalachian State University

Boone, NC
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Appalachian State University Review

Boone, NC, 287 Rivers St
College Review
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Career Preparation A
Students and Culture A
Facilities A
Activities and Groups B+
A-
Excellent

Appalachian State University is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 17,932 students and offering 153 degrees in Boone, NC.

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.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
1,092 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
12
Art Teacher Education
11
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
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/instructional Technology
56
0
Educational Leadership and Administration
10
16
Elementary Education and Teaching
156
2
0
English Language and Literature
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
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
1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
59
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
49
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
0
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
5
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
0
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
857 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
45
Area Studies
2
5
0
Clinical Psychology
9
Counseling Psychology
0
History
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
0
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling
13
Philosophy
8
Political Science
105
10
Psychology
276
4
Public Administration
25
Religion/religious Studies
22
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
5
0
School Psychology
4
4
Social Work
111
22
Sociology
36
12
Women's Studies
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
774 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
108
46
Advertising
55
Business Administration and Management
176
58
Economics
42
Finance
83
2
Insurance
54
International Business
24
Marketing/marketing Management
126
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Healthcare
513 recent grads, 2 study levels
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 Nurse
122
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Mathematics and Science
325 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
10
Biology
80
7
Chemistry
47
Geography
25
19
32
Geology/earth Science
26
Mathematics
30
9
Physics
27
11
Statistics
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Art and Design
229 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Commercial Photography
34
Dance
8
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
22
Fine and Studio Arts Management
9
Fine Arts
24
Graphic Design
58
Interior Design
20
Music Management
25
Music Performance
14
9
Music Therapy/therapist
3
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Engineering
211 recent grads, 2 study levels
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 people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Legal and Law
168 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice
160
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Communication and Media
134 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
23
Public Relations/image Management
70
Radio and Television
41
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Hospitality
124 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Management
31
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
93
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Computer Technology
102 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
48
1
Data Modeling/warehousing and Database Administration
0
Management Information Systems
53
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Trades and Careers
61 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles
15
Construction Management
46
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
13
Agriculture
56 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology
50
Food Science and Technology
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
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
Business Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational/instructional Technology
Educational Leadership and Administration
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
Library and Information Science
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nurse
*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
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 Master's program in speech-language pathology (MSLP)
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 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 Dance, Commission on Accreditation Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting 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 Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - 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
*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?
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
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
broadcasting, Class of 2009

hands on experience in editing and producing

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

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
MA, Adult Education , Class of 1997

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

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
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 8 Reviews
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
broadcasting, Class of 2009

hiking, snowboarding, leisure time on the mall

Rated January 2016
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