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Appalachian State University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Boone, NC

Location and Setting


Boone Population
18,211
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
489 acres

Weather

Temperature
29.6 average low in January, 85.8 average high in September
Rain
127 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
50 mile(s) from campus in Hickory
Nearest Train Station
120 mile(s) from campus in Greensboro

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
32% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
68%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Mountaineer
School Colors
Black and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Golf   x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Golf   x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey    
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
archery, equestrian sports, fencing, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, skiing (downhill), swimming and diving, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee
Men's Club Sports
archery, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, swimming and diving, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, cross-country running, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, appalachian educators, exercise science club, app sits meditation club, the hiking club, gaming club
Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
8% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

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