Appalachian emphasizes a “community of learners.” In this challenging and transformational environment, students and faculty together ask questions, explore ideas and cultivate understanding. They examine what they believe and delve into new possibilities.
At Appalachian, the best characteristics of a liberal arts institution combine with those of a research institution to give students an unparalleled education. The result? Infinite possibilities.
Our quality undergraduate and graduate academics are nationally recognized. You can choose from more than 150 academic degree programs, all designed to prepare you for a successful life and career.
Inside and Outside the Classroom
Only half your learning will be inside the classroom. The rest comes from extra-curricular activities with your peers, mentors, and the local and global community.
Our liberal education emphasizes integrated thinking and transferrable skills, so you can thrive in an interconnected world.
Appalachian is one of the most environmentally responsible institutions of higher learning in the United States, according to The Princeton Review. We demonstrate this in our campus operations, research, and sustainability-oriented academic programs.
Whether you plan to attend medical or law school, become a veterinarian or chiropractor, Appalachian provides the fundamentals for success.