Appalachian State University
- 4 Year
- BOONE, NC
Appalachian State University Campus Life
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
$5,088 / year
53%of students say overall dorm quality is great. 119 responses
70%of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 243 responses
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,086 / year
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 358 responses
- Mcalister's and upstairs central22%
- The Market11%
- Trivette Dining Hall6%
60%of students highly rate the dining facilities. 152 responses
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Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 118 responses
- I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.49%
- I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.47%
- The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.4%
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
88%of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 143 responses
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 105 responses
- You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.37%
- Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.55%
- You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.6%
- If you don't partake, you're left out.2%
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 111 responses
- Extremely present and willing to assist students.24%
- There if you need them but not overbearing.58%
- Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.9%
- Not very visible.7%
- We have campus police?2%
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 240 responses
- Almost everything on campus revolves around them.8%
- Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.68%
- Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.23%
- No one pays attention to varsity sports.1%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Wrestling
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Field Hockey, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball
Clubs & Activities
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Newspaper, Radio Station, Student Government, Television Station
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Musical Theater, Music Ensembles, Pep Band
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 172 responses
- Football games27%
- Concerts at Legends19%
- Free food events16%
- APPS Events12%
- Club expo12%
- Club activities6%
- Polar Plunge3%
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Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 159 responses
- Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.4%
- Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.42%
- Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.31%
- Good parties are few and far between.13%
- Parties? What parties?11%
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 100 responses
- First Football Game/win22%
- Football season19%
- Halloween parties15%
- Registered fraternity parties9%
- Football game v. Georgia Southern5%
Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
60%of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 212 responses