If you are planning a college visit to Appalachian State University then you have come to the right page. Appalachian offers a small school feel with large school opportunities in everything from research to athletics to travel. Similarly, Appalachian is home to the small town of Boone that draws big-time tourism and adventure. You'll experience all four seasons and learn why this unique school has been ranked among the “Best Colleges in the Southeast” and “Best College Values” by numerous measures. Themes of sustainability and global citizenship run throughout campus.