At Appalachian, you will find a broad range of opportunities through which to pursue your area of scholarship. Our low faculty-to-student ratio means your professors will also be your mentors. Our alumni go on to earn advanced degrees, start businesses, build distinguished military careers, work overseas and develop careers that take them in many directions, all while giving back to the communities in which they live and work.
Have you checked out Appalachian and think this might be the place for you? Find out about how to apply for undergraduate admission, costs and scholarships, academic programs and more.
For those holding master’s degrees, unemployment rates are 15% lower and earnings are nearly 20% higher. Masters degrees matter in the workplace, and at Appalachian, too. Find out about costs, how to apply, and how our “4+1”accelerated admissions program can speed up your time to earn both a bachelor's and master's degree.
Distance Education Admissions
If you are driven to further your education but need flexibility, Appalachian offers online, combination online and face-to-face, and remote campus location options to allow you to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree, as well as a number of certificate programs.
Appalachian's University Libraries include the Belk Library and Information Commons, the Erneston Music Library and University Archives and Records. These libraries see more than 1.24 million visitors each year, and provide greater than a million downloads of electronic collections. The Belk Library and Information Commons is open every day, 24 hours Sunday - Thursday, and features an impressive catalog of resources, including scholarly journals, books, and primary source materials (manuscripts, rare books, photographs, and more) for research projects, artistic work, new media development and more. In addition to an extensive multi-media computing laboratory, the libraries offer state-of-the-art technology instruction and training, including a multi-media editing suite, 3-D printer, and media conversion services.
Faculty at Appalachian
Meet a few of our extraordinary faculty who create life-changing experiences in the classroom and beyond.
What's it like to be an App student?
The Appalachian Experience
Campus life in 30 seconds
Research at Appalachian
App students undertake meaningful research, with one-on-one mentorship from their professors.
Exploring social issues
Our students find meaningful alternatives to the traditional spring break
Our students explore the world – in multiple and varied ways.
Internships are an excellent way to apply classroom learning to on-the-job professional situations.