Appalachian State University

The Appalachian State University ( also AppState, ASU or app called ) is a State University in Boone in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The college was founded in 1899, since 1972 it is part of the University of North Carolina. Currently, 14,653 students are enrolled at the AppState.


  • Arts and Science
  • Music ( Mariam Cannon Hayes School of Music)
  • Education ( Reich College of Education)
  • Beautiful and Applied Arts
  • Economics (Walker College of Business )
  • Cratis D. Williams Graduate School


The sports teams of the AppState are the Mountaineers. The university is a member of the Southern Conference.

Famous people

  • Franklin Graham - Evangelist and missionary; Son of Billy Graham
  • Melissa Morrison - Howard - Hurdler (bronze, Olympic Games '00 & '04)