Welcome to University College...Your Portal to Academic Success!
University College houses programs that meet a broad range of needs for 21st-century students as they prepare to live and work in a complex network of local, regional and global communities. The college crosses many of the boundaries that separate traditional colleges and departments, and is committed to the idea that a college education should connect what goes on inside and outside the classroom.
All students at Appalachian State University begin their education in University College. The curricular programs are designed to help students achieve the essential learning outcomes of a liberal education, emphasizing reflective, life-long learning and the transferable skills necessary for navigating today’s ever-changing world. Throughout their time at Appalachian, students benefit from the college’s support services and co-curricular programming. Depending on their choice of major, students can also earn their degree from University College.
University College Organizational Structure
Philanthropic support enables Appalachian to maintain its high academic quality, compelling activities outside the classroom, life changing experiences on the athletic field, and participation in internships and service programs that develop our community leaders of tomorrow. There are so many reasons—and ways—to give to University College.