racially and/or ethnically underrepresented students*
growth in underrepresented students since 2014*
growth in first-year underrepresented students since 2014*
overall student retention rate
retention rate for underrepresented students*
42 : 58
male-to-female student ratio
enrolled student veterans
enrolled foreign national students
students from rural areas in North Carolina**
first-generation undergraduate students***
growth in underrepresented employees since 2014
* Combined percentage of students who self-identify as Hispanic of any race; American Indian or Alaska Native; Black or African American; Asian; Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races; or Foreign National. This percentage is taken from the total number of students who elect to report their racial and/or ethnic identities, as well as Foreign National students. Actual counts may be higher, as some students choose not to report their race or ethnicity.
** In-state, degree-seeking undergraduate students from Tier 1 and Tier 2 counties, as designated by the N.C. Department of Commerce.
*** A student is considered “first-generation” if neither parent has completed a bachelor’s degree.
Fall 2022 data. Sources: Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning; Military Affairs Committee; Office of International Education and Development.
Latest Message from the Chief Diversity Officer
As we begin a new semester and a new year. I’m pleased to provide you with an update on App State’s universitywide diversity and inclusion initiatives. Next month, App State will continue a longstanding tradition of celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with two signature events that continue key aspects of his legacy: a day of service and a distinguished speaker focused on changing our world for the better.
App State junior pursues internships, student media opportunities to build portfolioJanuary 19, 2023
App State awarded National Science Foundation funding to recruit, support underrepresented students in STEM fields
100 students will receive support over the 5-year grant periodDecember 15, 2022
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