Graduate Admissions

image of mall on campusThank you for your interest in Appalachian State University’s Graduate School. Explore the links below to learn more about our programs, campus, and community. When you’re ready, you can begin an application.

Why ASU? - Everyone who visits the campus of Appalachian State University immediately notices something special about the campus, the students, the faculty, and staff. This is a campus where graduate students are valued and where everyone is welcomed to be part of the “Appalachian Family.”

The Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies offers more than 50 graduate degree and certificate programs to help you achieve whatever goals or dreams you have!

Admission FAQs

News and Announcements

  • Visit us this fall during one of our FIRST FRIDAY open house events to learn more about our graduate programs.
  • Accelerate your graduate career at Appalachian! The new Accelerated Admission: Baccalaureate to Master’s program allows nominated seniors to begin a graduate degree early by crediting three graduate courses toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree requirements. Visit the Accelerated Admissions page for more information.

Contact Information

Please don't hesitate to contact us with questions. The fastest way is via email at; this email goes to Victoria Carlberg and Dontrell Parson, our admissions team.

Need to find another person? The "Contact Us" link appears at the bottom of every web page. If you come to town for a visit, feel free to stop in at the Graduate School (232 JET Hall).