Prospective students

Below are links that offer insights into the admissions processes and provide resources for underrepresented persons interested in attending App State.

  • Admissions presentations and tours
    App State’s admissions presentation and campus tours are available in Spanish, upon request.
  • Career Development Center
    The Career Development Center offers a dedicated page of resources designed specifically for underrepresented students and identity groups.
  • Chancellor's Student Advisory Board
    CSAB was created to share experiences, create suggestions and actively recruit underrepresented students in order to have a more representative student body.
  • Cherokee Partnership (Gadugi Partnership)
    The Gadugi Partnership's goals include student recruitment and teacher education at the high school level, with the ultimate goal of working together to preserve Cherokee culture. Through Gadugi, students have the opportunity to earn college credits for an elective course offered by App State.
  • Diversity recruitment events
    The Office of Admissions hosts events specifically for prospective students who identify as being from an underrepresented population.
  • Holistic review process for admissions
    Each prospective student’s application is holistically reviewed beyond GPAs and tests scores to see who you are, what you are passionate about and what you can contribute to the Appalachian Community.
  • Housing accommodations
    University Housing and the Office of Disability Resources work on a case-by-case basis with students to determine necessary accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
  • International students
    App State welcomes students from across the state, country and world. This webpage offers more information about the application process for international students.
  • Military students
    App State has been recognized by VIQTORY as a Military Friendly® School for more than a decade. This site offers an overview of the services and resources available to students who are serving or have served in the Armed Forces.
  • Open House
    Open House, hosted by the Office of Admissions, is an opportunity for prospective students to meet faculty and current students, tour campus, and learn more about financial aid, scholarships, the admissions process, and student life at App State.
  • Underrepresented student recruitment initiatives
    The Office of Intercultural Student Affairs offers programs to help inform multicultural applicants about diversity and multicultural resources on campus.
  • Virtual campus tour
    App State’s virtual campus tours are available in English, Spanish and Mandarin.