21,253 Mountaineers enroll at App State for fall 2023 — largest enrollment in school history Sep 8, 2023

This year's student body broke enrollment records for first-year, online and underrepresented students

App State opens Hickory campus, expanding educational access in Western North Carolina Aug 21, 2023

Appalachian State University marked a significant milestone in its 124-year history by opening the new Hickory campus on Aug. 21 — expanding higher education access in what was previously the largest metropolitan area in the state without a public university campus.

Nearly 6,300 App State students move into Boone campus residence halls for fall 2023 Aug 18, 2023

As of Friday, Aug. 18, nearly 6,300 first-year and returning Mountaineers moved into residence halls on App State's Boone campus in preparation for the first day of fall 2023 classes on Monday, Aug. 21.

App State recognized nationally for support of transfer students Jul 7, 2023

The university is one of 208 U.S. higher education institutions named to 2023 Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Roll

App State earns designation as a Top 10 Military Friendly School for 2023–24 May 26, 2023

Appalachian State University has been designated by VIQTORY as a Military Friendly® School for the 14th year in a row, ranking among the top 10 in the large public schools category for the 2023–24 academic year.

Over 3,600 App State graduates earn degrees at Spring 2023 Commencement May 16, 2023

More than 3,600 students graduated at the Holmes Convocation Center on the Boone campus of Appalachian State University during Spring Commencement ceremonies, which were held May 12 and 13.

App State Walker College of Business, MBA named ‘bests’ for 2022–23, 2023–24 May 8, 2023

The Princeton Review, U.S. News, CEO Magazine and Fortune magazine affirm App State's position as a business education leader

App State Online bachelor’s, master’s programs named among 2023’s ‘Best Online Programs’ Jan 27, 2023

Business, education, nursing programs recognized in annual U.S. News & World Report rankings

App State earns Gold distinction as Military Friendly School for 2022–23 Apr 7, 2022

University announces new emergency scholarship for student veterans


More than 1,600 degrees conferred at App State’s Fall 2021 Commencement Dec 13, 2021

Mountaineer graduates waved to their families and friends, pumped fists into the air and even shed a few happy tears at Appalachian State University’s Fall 2021 Commencement ceremonies on Dec. 10.

App State purchases 5-story building, 15-plus acres to establish Hickory campus Nov 22, 2021

Appalachian State University announced the purchase of a 225,800-square-foot building to establish the App State Hickory Campus in the state’s largest metro area without a public university.

App State offers students pathway for assured admission to UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Nov 22, 2021

Enrolled and incoming Appalachian State University who express interest in pursuing a doctoral degree in pharmacy may now be eligible for assured admission to the Pharm.D.

App State announces 4 recipients of its Dr. Willie C. Fleming Scholarship Nov 22, 2021

Four first-year students at Appalachian State University have been named recipients of the Dr. Willie C.