Minority student enrollment
male-to-female student ratio
approximate number of international students each year
non-Caucasian instructional faculty
faculty with international backgrounds (estimated)
Sources: IRAP Fact Book, Office of International Education and Development. Find more data
Appalachian State University is committed to developing and allocating resources to the fundamental task of creating a diverse campus culture. We value diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
The Smith Gallery
The Gay Rub is a collaborative project created and organized by Reigns showcasing a collection of more than 100 rubbings from important markers of GLBTQ history.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
Tanja Softic´ studied at the Academy of Fine Arts of the University of Sarajevo and Old Dominion. An immigrant to the United States from former Yugoslavia, she explores questions of cultural identity, national belonging and experience of exile. She is Professor of Art at the University of Richmond.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Greenbriar Vintage Theater
A film crew follows the well-known banjo player Bela Fleck on his travels to Africa, where he learns about the instrument's origins.
February 10-11, 2015
I.G. Greer Super Cinema
CASE and Multicultural Student Development are proud to present the film, Dear White People followed by a panel discussion.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
I.G. Greer Theatre
Thin Ice puts a human face on the huge international effort and astonishing range of human activity and scientific endeavor required to understand Earth's climate system.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles is a live multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world’s most celebrated band.
Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded Appalachian State University the designation of Military Friendly School® for 2015. Appalachian has received this designation annually since 2010.
The growing interest of students participating in study abroad at Appalachian State University has once again resulted in recognition from the International Institute of Education (IIE). In its 2014 Open Doors report, Appalachian is ranked 4th among the top 40 master’s degree granting institutions for the total number of students studying abroad in 2012-13, the year the rankings are based.
College campuses have historically been places where students shine a spotlight on issues of national and international importance, and Appalachian is no exception.
December 8, 2014
A documentation of a student-organized #BlackLivesMatter solidarity demonstration held on Appalachian State University’s campus December 8, 2014.
October 29, 2014
On October 29, 2014, students, faculty and staff participated in a silent demonstration to raise awareness about and create support for the “other” part of the App State community.
Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock formed the 35-member Chancellor’s Commission on Diversity in Spring 2013 to ensure Appalachian is a welcoming community of scholars which values, respects and embraces diversity across all units.