App State is on a 489-acre campus in the small town setting of Boone, North Carolina.
There are many activities and organizations for App State students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? App State has fraternities and sororities.
App State has several thriving Appalachian Educators. In fact, more students participate in the Appalachian Educators than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at App State include Exercise Science Club, App Sits Meditation Club, The Hiking Club and Gaming Club.
App State students' favorite campus events are Club Expo, Panhellenic Council Code of Ethics Event and Homecoming Blood Drive.
This table offers information on housing at App State.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||32.4%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||6,171|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||5,869|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||67.6%|
App State offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most App State students live off campus. In 2022, 32.4% of undergrads at App State lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 67.6% of students lived off-campus or commuted to App State. There are 6,171 spots available in on-campus housing for all 18,555 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 5,869 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
App State offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At App State there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at App State:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Triathlon||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Archery||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Fencing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ice Hockey||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Lacrosse||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rock Climbing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Appalachian State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The App State campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
App State offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit App State, take Interstate 77/40 to Boone, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Charlotte Douglas International airport.
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