Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University was established in 1899 as Watauga Academy. ASU has evolved into a preeminent university located in a unique, rural mountain environment. As a member of the University of North Carolina, Appalachian’s fundamental mission is to discover, create, transmit, and apply knowledge to address the needs of individuals and society. This mission is achieved by providing undergraduate students a rigorous liberal education that emphasizes transferable skills and preparation for professional careers; offering graduate students distinctive, relevant programs; maintaining a faculty whose members serve as excellent teachers and scholarly mentors for their students and who produce high levels of scholarship and creative activities.

(828)-262-2000
287 Rivers St
Boone
NC
28608

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