Faculty of Distinction

Appalachian State University faculty members are known for using innovative, interdisciplinary and integrative curricula. They are dedicated to research and student mentorship and invested in new strategies and technologies. Meet a few of our extraordinary faculty who create life-changing experiences in the classroom and beyond.

  • 98% - percentage of full-time faculty who hold terminal degrees
  • 16:1 - student/faculty ratio
  • 27 - average class size
  • 87.2% freshman-to-sophomore retention rate, compared to the national average of 68%

(Fall 2018 data)