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.
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.
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
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?
See what courses transfer to Appalachian.