Applying to Appalachian

About Appalachian

Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.

Explore the links below for more information about Appalachian and transfer admission requirements.

Visiting & Admissions

The best way to find out whether Appalachian is the place for you is to come for a visit! Join one of our Transfer Track sessions!

Application Process

Appalachian only accepts online applications. The current application fee is $65. After applying, you can log into MyApp to check your application status and make sure you are not missing any required materials.

Cost & Financial Aid

Appalachian State University has been repeatedly cited as a best value by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and other publications, Appalachian offers an outstanding education at a great price. Our out-of-state rates are comparable with many states' in-state tuition rates.

Even with low tuition, cost is a major concern for many families. Appalachian offers financial aid, student employment and transfer scholarships to help keep a college education within reach. Sixty-seven percent of Appalachian students receive some form of financial aid.

Jump Start Appalachian

Jump Start Appalachian is a transfer student transition and support program helping students find the answers and resources they need to successfully transfer to Appalachian State University's main campus. Jump Start helps students before, during and after their transfer to Appalachian.