Educator & Advisor Corner

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

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

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

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. 



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Find your Admissions Counselor

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.

Upcoming Events

Join us on Friday, September 24th for a Counselor & Advisor Visit.

During this event, you'll learn about App State's updates for the academic year, about our resources available to you, and much more! It will also feature a tour of campus and lunch is provided.

Register today!

Application Information

Our 2022 application is now open!

First-year applicants can apply via the Common App

Early Action:

  • Applications must be submitted by November 1 
  • All application materials must be submitted by November 16 (We have extended our deadline to give your students the weekend to complete their application. We are encouraging your students to work with you ahead of time to ensure they complete by the deadline)

Scholarship Application Opening Soon

Students must apply by the Early Action Deadline (Nov. 1) to apply for our Signature Scholarships and Selective Academic Programs. The Scholarship application is due November 16. 

Transfer applicants can apply via the transfer application

Suggested dates to apply:

  • Spring - October 15
  • Summer/Fall - February 1

Transfer decisions release on a rolling basis. 

Test Waiver Policy

Test Waiver Policy

For first-year students applying for a 2021 or 2022 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. Please contact your admissions counselor with any questions! 

View our Test Waiver Policy

Ways for us to connect with you and your students

Virtual App Near You Visits 

Although we can’t join you in person, we still want to join you virtually! Virtual App Near You visits will still provide you and your students with the information and connection to your Admission Counselor. These events will give insight to the college search process, admissions process, and information about Appalachian. 

Recorded Information Session Request

Need a recording of one of our sessions as a resource? Just connect with your Admissions Counselor for them to send you a recorded session to share with your students!

Ways for your students to connect with us

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) 

Discussions with Current Students

Our live chats are designed for when your students just want to hear from real App State students! A Student Ambassador and Transfer Student Mentor are available throughout these chats to answer any questions.

Daily Information Sessions: First-Year | Transfer

We are still providing 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.

Explore academic programs and campus resources!


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; Health and Exercise Science; Nursing; Nutrition and Health Care Management; Recreation Management and Physical Education; and Social Work.


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.  

Applied Design |  Video

Art | Video

Communication | Video

Military Science & Leadership (ROTC)Video

Sustainable Development |  Video

Sustainable Technology | Video

Theatre & Dance |  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 

Keep exploring the Reich College of Education! 

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. 

Academic Advising

Common Reading Program

Scholars with Diverse Abilities Program

Student Learning Center

Student Research


Writing Center | Video

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

Sustainable Business 

Brantley Risk & Insurance Center 

Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship 

Business Career Services 

Masters of Business Administration  | Video

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.

Stay connected with Appalachian's Office of Admissions!

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.

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