The Daily Tar Heel

Serving the students and the University community since 1893

Tuesday February 7th

Appalachian State University

Location: Boone, N.C.

Type: four-year, public

Year founded: 1899

Total enrollment (fall 2014): 18,026

Main campus undergraduate enrollment: 15,634

Acceptance rate: 65.8 percent

Graduation rate (after four years, 2013): 42 percent

Undergraduate tuition and fees (2015-16, in-state): $7,117

Undergraduate tuition and fees (2015-16, out-of-state): $20,942

Sports nickname: Mountaineers


UNC-system happenings for April 28, 2017

Liza Wieland, an English professor at East Carolina University, was recently awarded the prestigious Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction by the Fellowship of Southern Writers — a nonprofit dedicated to cultivating and recognizing emerging literature from the American South. 

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