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Appalachian State University
Boone, NC
LOCATION AND SETTING
Boone Population 18,211
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Environment Large town
Campus Size 415 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  
Nearest Airport 100 mile(s) from campus in Greensboro and Charlotte
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 Coed dorms, women's dorms, single student apartments, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 34% of all students
Housing Requirements Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 66%
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 Campus Alert System
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Offered
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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
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Football     x x
Golf x 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
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Club Sports
Women's Club Sports archery, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, skiing (downhill), swimming and diving, ultimate Frisbee
Men's Club Sports archery, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, skiing (downhill), swimming and diving, ultimate Frisbee
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports badminton, basketball, bowling, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
Sororities 12% of women participate
Fraternities 11% of men participate
ROTC Army ROTC offered on campus