I've Applied

Thank you for applying to Appalachian State University!

Your journey to becoming a Mountaineer has officially begun! At Appalachian, you are more than the sum of your GPA and test scores – we want to learn about who you are, what you are passionate about and what you can contribute to the Appalachian community. All students are reviewed holistically, and submitting all recommended materials will improve your chance of admission.

We’re looking forward to reviewing your credentials and learning more about you! 

Check Your Status

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.


MyMountaineer Portal

Are you a Transfer Student?

Log in to your MyMountaineer Portal to view your missing application items and visit the Prospective Student Transfer page for more information.

Submit Application Documents

Submit Application Documents

Complete your application by submitting all required application documents. You can view your missing items in your MyMountaineer Portal


MyMountaineer Portal

Apply for Financial Aid

Apply for Financial Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will open on October 1 for the following academic year. 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

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 for first-year students is November 15 and March 15 for transfer students.

We encourage you to also look at outside scholarship resources!

Taking college courses?

Taking college courses?

Whether you are attending another institution, dual enrolled, or an early college student, Appalachian has a robust Office of Online & Transfer Services to help in your transition. See what courses transfer to Appalachian and visit the Office of Online & Transfer Services for more information.


Online & Transfer Services

Find Your Counselor

Find Your Counselor

We assign an admission counselor to every student, based upon either the school that you attend or where you live. Schedule a one-on-one video chat with your counselor to learn more about the opportunities at Appalachian! We can't wait to connect with you!


Find You Counselor

Why Choose App?

Are you ready to see the world from a Mountaineer perspective? 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.


Explore the top reasons you should go to App State!

Visit — or visit again!

Visit — or visit again!

Visiting a college campus, in person or virtually, is one of the best ways to know if a college is a good fit for you! Learn more about your final steps to becoming a Mountaineer during our virtual experiences. These visits include a brief presentation and a Q&A session with an admissions counselor and student ambassador, one-on-ones with your counselor, current student panels and more. 

Contact Us

Have questions? We're here to help. Our admissions counselors are just a call, text or email away!