Thank you applying to Appalachian State University – we’re looking forward to reviewing your credentials and learning more about you! You’re probably wondering what your next steps are.
Check your status
After submitting your application, check the email address you gave us and your MyMountaineer portal regularly. If any application items are missing or we need additional information, this is the main way we'll notify you. It may take up to a week for your portal to become available.
By submitting an optional résumé and personal statements, first-year students give us the opportunity to see beyond transcripts and scores. Be sure to submit these items before the deadline to improve your chances for admission.
Apply for financial aid
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2018–19 academic year will open on October 1. The priority deadline for applying is March 1, although the application remains open past the priority date. You can apply for FAFSA before or after you apply for admission to Appalachian, just make sure you include the Appalachian school code on your FAFSA (002906).
Apply for scholarships
Appalachian offers many merit-based and need-based scholarships. To learn more about available scholarship programs and scholarship opportunities, visit the scholarships website. The application deadline is November 15 each year.
Taking college courses?
See what courses transfer to Appalachian.