Why Choose App?

App State is known for its special combination of people and place, set in one of the country’s most beautiful locations — the perfect setting to strengthen your academic focus, discover your passions, enhance your leadership skills and take the next step in your life’s journey. Top reasons you should go to App State



Dates & Deadlines

  • August 1 - application opens
  • November 1 - Early action deadline
  • February 1 - Regular decision deadline

Main campus transfer students can apply any time. We recommend transfer students apply at least four months prior to the start of their intended term.

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Highlights

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Explore Watauga Residential College -  This Selective Academic Programis a student and faculty community that fosters creativity, thoughtfulness, and civic engagement through experiential, inquiry-based learning both in and out of the classroom. Watauga students live, share meals, and take classes together in a unique hillside residence hall on campus. Learn more today!

Meet Your Counselor

Meet Your Counselor

We're here to help you every step of the way. You will have an admission counselor that is assigned to you throughout your college search process.

Educators & Advisors

Educators & Advisors

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