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Appalachian State University

Boone, USA

Appalachian State University
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Appalachian State University is located in Boone, North Carolina. It was founded as a teachers' college by brothers B.B. and D. D. Dougherty and the latter's wife Lillie Shull Dougherty. The parent institution of this university is the University of North Carolina. This university offers more than 150 bachelor's degrees and 70 graduate degree programs including two doctoral programs. The university has 8 colleges among them one is graduate school and athletic teams which are known as Mountaineers. This university provides a variety of off-campus, part-time unergraduate and graduate programs.Appalachian State University is a public institution and was founded in 1899. This university teaches its students to lead a purposeful life as engaged global citizens.According to US News, it is ranked 6 out of 136 Regional Universities South. ...Read more

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Applied Data Analytics-Healthcare Concentration (MS)

Boone, USACourse duration : 1 Year
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Nutrition - Dietetics Concentration (MS)

Boone, USACourse duration : 2 Years
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John E. Thomas Hall, 287 Rivers St, Boone, NC 28608, United States

Founded in 1899

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Accreditation, Number of Students and Faculties

Appalachian State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelor, master, intermediate, specialist and doctoral degrees. SACSCOC is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education. 

University Campus, Facilities, Labs and Courses

The setting of this university is rural and the campus size is 500 acres. It utilises a semester-based academic calendar. This university offers several student services including placement services, nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance and many more. This university also offers safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones, day and night foot and vehicle patrols, controlled dormitory access and so on. Alcohol is permitted for the students of legal age at this university. Various career services are offered by this university including resume assistance, alumni network, job search classes, interest inventory, internship, interview training, on-campus job interview and so on. This university provides an on-campus library and various laboratories for advanced learning. There are museums or special academic buildings on campus such as Turchin Centre for The Visual Arts, Dark Sky Observatory and Outdoor Geology Lab. The university provides numerous services for Learning disabled students such as extended time for tests, exams on tape or computer, priority seating and so on. Services for physically disabled students are also available at this university such as adaptive equipment, note-taking services, interpreters for the hearing-impaired, more rad services, special housing and many more. 

Streams, Number of Courses and Other Offerings

This university offers 176 undergraduate and 42 graduate majors and also offers off-campus centres and online. off-campus programs offer students the ability to maintain families and careers while working towards a degree, full-time undergraduate programs are available in elementary education, advertising, criminal justice, management, social work and psychology. The highlighted streams of this university are history, health professions and related programs, education, engineering, business, management, marketing related support services and many more.  Biological and biomedical sciences, social sciences, visual and performing arts, computer and information sciences and support services, psychology, parks, recreation, leisure, fitness and kinesiology are also popular at this university.

Appalachian State University Acceptance rate (General)

The university admissions are selective with an acceptance rate of 85% and an early acceptance rate of 88.6 %. Half the applicants admitted to this university have an ACT score of 20 and 27 or an SAT score between 1070 and 1280. On the other hand one-quarter of admitted applicants achieve scores below these ranges and one-quarter of the students scored above these ranges. Admission officials of this university consider a GPA score an important academic factor. 

Admission Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate

Undergraduate applicants should be aged 18 or above and need to qualify for 10+2 school grade. SAT, ACT and GPA are considered here. A recommendation letter is required for admission to this university. The minimum number of credits to apply for transfer students is 24.

Postgraduate

The applicants for the postgraduate course need to produce an undergraduate program certificate. A separate application which is mentioned with the chosen subject is required. GPA proof, SAT, ACT or TOEFL scores are needed for admission to this course.

Documents, Test and Average Score Required

Undergraduate

Undergraduate program admission needs the following documents :

  • SAT or ACT, GPA proof.
  • Age proof from a recognised authority.
  • Elementary mathematical knowledge proof.
  • 10+2 school academic grade.
  • A recommendation letter from at least two teachers from the last school.

Postgraduate

The required documents for postgraduate admission are mentioned below:

  • Undergraduate program qualification proof.
  • A common application form is accepted.
  • IELTS and SAT are required in some cases for international students. 
  • TOEFL is accepted instead of SAT or ACT for international students. 
  • Conditional admission is offered for international students. 

Popular courses at Appalachian State University

The popular courses at this university are history, health professions and related programs, education, engineering, business, management, marketing related support services and so on. Biological and biomedical sciences, social sciences, visual and performing arts, computer and information sciences and support services, psychology, parks, recreation, leisure, fitness and kinesiology are also in demand.

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