Welcome Educators and Advisors!
Welcome Educators and Advisors! We can't thank you enough for all that you do for students. We know your time is valuable, so we hope this information can help you as you work with your students through their college journey.
Admissions Deadlines & Requirements
Mark your calendar! Use these important dates and deadlines to help guide you through the process of applying to Appalachian.
Cost & Affordability
App State is consistently ranked among the best value colleges in America, meaning our students can invest in your future for less. From interactive financial planning tools to information about aid, scholarships and student employment, learn how your student can fund their education.
Transferring Credits to App State
Do your students have college credit? Not a problem! Learn more about how the Transfer Admissions & Engagement office will support your students with credit.
Find your Admissions Counselor
We assign a counselor to every student, based upon either the school that they attend or where they live. Find your schools assigned counselor!
Appalachian’s seven undergraduate colleges and one graduate school offer more than 150 degree programs on campus and online, plus ways to earn your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in five years through our Accelerated Admission program.
Test Waiver Policy
For first-year students applying for a 2023 and 2024 term, official test scores (ACT/SAT) will be not required for admission. Students will have the option to select on the application whether or not they will be submitting test scores for review. View our test waiver policy.
The Office of Disability Resources (ODR) determines accommodations on a case-by-case basis in consideration of the condition's impact on the individual, history of accommodations and essential elements of Appalachian State University’s courses, programs and activities.
Group Tour (Up to 50)
Interested in bringing a group of students to campus? We offer group visits for students in grades 10, 11 and 12 as well as prospective transfer students.
Search for an available date and time and schedule your visit today for up to 50 total for a walking tour. Please request your visit at least four weeks in advance.
Connecting with App State Admissions
One-on-Ones with an Assigned Counselor
Would you like to chat directly with your assigned Admissions Counselor, or need to recommend your students chat with their Admissions Counselor? Sign-up for one of these 20 minute one-on-one sessions that allow you to have all of yours or your students’ questions answered. (One student/family and/or counselor per timeslot)
Join our Mailing List
As counselors or advisors, we'll keep you up-to-date by sending you deadline reminders, admissions updates, and invitations to upcoming events and programs.
If you are an independent counselor, enter 'Independent Counselor' as the 'School Name'. If you are a community-based organization and don't see your organization listed here, please complete this form before signing up for our mailing list.
Daily Information Sessions:
We provide daily and weekly information sessions for students and parents. These sessions provide in-depth information about Appalachian State while providing a student’s perspective on what it is like to be a current student at App.
Have questions? We're here to help. Our admissions counselors are just a call, text or email away!
- Call: 828-262-2120
- Text: 828-457-8070
- Call - 828-262-7877
- Text - 828-457-8025
- Email - email@example.com
Explore academic programs and campus resources!
Student Services and Resources
Check out a few essential resources for student success and learn more about options for paying for college, where to go for internship and resume assistance, becoming a global citizen through international experience and much more! You can even take video tours of residence halls by exploring the links below.
Appalachian Alumni Association
APP Unidos - Latinx Hispanic Faculty & Staff
Career Development Center | New Mountaineers
Office of Student Financial Aid | Video
Office of Admissions | First Year Admissions | Admitted Students | Admisiones en Espanol | Transfer Track
Office of International Education & Development
Transfer Admissions & Engagement
Residential Learning Communities
Student Engagement & Leadership
University Housing | Summit Hall Tour | Living Leaning Center Tour | Cannon Hall Tour | Newland Hall Tour
University Recreation | Student Recreaction Center Tour
Explore the Beaver College of Health Sciences
Appalachian's Beaver College of Health Sciences opened in 2010 as the result of a strategic university commitment to significantly enhance the health and quality of life for individuals, families and communities in North Carolina and beyond. In 2015, the college was named for an Appalachian alumnus and pioneer in the health care industry — Donald C. Beaver ’62 ’64 of Conover. The college offers nine undergraduate degree programs and seven graduate degree programs, which are organized into six departments: Communication Sciences and Disorders; Public Health and Exercise Science; Nursing; Nutrition and Health Care Management; Recreation Management and Physical Education; and Social Work.
Explore the College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts & Sciences at Appalachian State University is home to 17 academic departments, two centers and one residential college spanning the humanities and the social, mathematical and natural sciences.
For more on each of these departments in the college, visit: cas.appstate.edu/open-house!
Geography and Planning
Geological and Environmental Sciences
Government and Justice Studies
Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Philosophy and Religion
Physics and Astronomy
Center for Appalachian Studies
Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies
Explore the College of Fine and Applied Arts
Appalachian State University’s College of Fine and Applied Arts is a dynamic and innovative group of seven academic departments, bringing together a variety of perspectives, experiences and real-world education to provide unique opportunities for student success. The college has more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate majors. Its departments are Applied Design, Art, Communication, Military Science and Leadership, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, and Theatre and Dance.
Military Science & Leadership (ROTC) | Video
Sustainable Development | Video
Sustainable Technology | Video
Explore the Hayes School of Music
The Hayes School of Music prepares young musicians for professional lives as performers, composers, music educators, music therapists, conductors and music industry professionals, ensuring the next generation of musical leadership for the state, region and nation. Noted for quality instruction by national and internationally recognized faculty musicians, the school offers four undergraduate degree programs and three graduate-level programs.
Explore the Reich College of Education
Appalachian offers one of the largest undergraduate teacher preparation programs in North Carolina, graduating about 500 teachers a year and enrolling approximately 2,400 students in its bachelor's, master's, education specialist and doctoral degree programs. With so many teacher education graduates working in the state, there is at least one App graduate teaching in every county in North Carolina.
Birth-Kindergarten/Child Development | Brochure
Career and Technical Education | Brochure
Elementary Education (K-6) | Brochure
Middle Grades Education (6-9) | Brochure
Special Education (K-12) | Brochure
Explore the University College
Formed in 2007, University College consists of the university’s general education program, faculty and student support, and co-curricular programming and support – all designed to support the work of students both inside and outside the classroom. All students at Appalachian begin their education in University College and benefit from its programs until they graduate.
Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program
Explore the Walker College of Business
The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University delivers transformational educational experiences that prepare and inspire students to be ethical, innovative and engaged business leaders who positively impact our community, both locally and globally. The college places emphasis on international experiences, sustainable business practices, entrepreneurial programs and real-world applications with industry. Enrolling approximately 3,000 undergraduates in 10 majors and 175 graduate students in three master's programs, the Walker College is accredited by AACSB International – the premier global accrediting body for schools of business.
Accounting | Overview | Brochure
Computer Information Systems | Overview | Brochure
Economics | Overview | Brochure
Finance, Banking and Insurance | Overview | Brochure
Hospitality & Tourism Management | Overview | Brochure
International Business | Overview | Brochure
Management | Overview | Brochure
Marketing | Overview | Brochure
Supply Chain Management | Overview | Brochure
Brantley Risk & Insurance Center
Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship
Get to know Enrollment Management at App State
The Division of Enrollment Management at Appalachian State University is responsible for planning, implementing, assessing and providing services and programs that promote student success — from pre-enrollment through graduation.