FC: College Research Project | By: Emilie Armstrong
1: Appalachian State
2: Basic Information | Location: Boone N.C. Year founded: 1899 Mascot: Yosef the Mountaineer Student to Teacher ratio: 17:1 Setting: Rural Campus tours: You must create an account on their website and then you can arrange a tour and/or apply to go to school their.
4: Enrollment Year:2011 | Number of students who applied: 10,361 Percent of students who were accepted: 70% Number of freshmen: 7,000 Total number of students: 15,871
5: Pre-Requisites | Average SAT scores: 1124 Average ACT scores: cumulated 24 Required GPA: 3.6 Recommended courses: 4 maths and 4 sciences
6: Money | Tuition: $5,746 Room and Board: $3,800 Total: $11,686
7: Scholarships | 1.Appalachian Student Memorial Endowed Scholarship. Financial need students. Only for freshmen and transfers. 2.BeatriceWatts Memorial Scholarship Only for Freshmen. 3.Biology: Ida Bell Ledbetter and William Hubbard Memorial Scholarship. For biology majors.
8: Academics | Majors: Biology, Cell/Molecular Biology (BS), Biology (BA), Biology/Ecology, Music therapy, and Music. Careers: Biologist and a Music director or therapist.
9: Extracurriculars | 1. I would like to join their womens rugby team. 2. I would like to do some of their outdoors activities like rock climbing and canouing. 3. I would like to take part in their relay for life.
10: Reflection | Appalachian State University is not a bad school. I wouldn't mind going there. What i didn't know is that they had a lot more out doors activities than i thought. What i didn't like was that it didn't offer Marine Biology as a major. Its semi close so thats not bad. It was interesting to research.
12: Western Carolina University
13: Basic Information | Location: Cullowhee N.C. Year Founded: 1889 Mascot: Paws the Catamount Student to Teacher Ratio: 13:1 Setting: Rural Campus tour: Must apply online and then you can search to get a tour.
14: Enrollment 2011 | Number of students who applied: 9,178 Percent of student who are accepted: 6,724 Number of freshmen: 4,562 Number of total: 17,829
15: Pre-Requisites | SAT scores: Math and Reading 1125-1256 ACT scores: Cumulative 22-26 GPA requirements: 3.0 Recommended classes: 4 Math's and 4 Sciences
16: Money | Tuition: $3,778 Room and Board: $1,747 Total(per semester): $7,095 Scholarships: 1. The Thomas W. Bird Scholarship Fund. For financial aid. 2. Bitha Jackson Grimes Scholarship. Biology major. 3. Helen Ramsey Brown Scholarship. Have to have a 3.0 GPA.
17: Academics | 5 Majors: Biology, Ecology, Music, German, and Music performance. Jobs: Biologist, Music director and music performer.
18: Extracurricular | 1. I would like to participate on their lacrosse team. 2. I would love to participate in their relay for life.(I have before) 3. I would love to participate in their marching band.
19: Reflection | Western Carolina University was an interesting school to research. I didn't know that they did a lot of the out doors activities. The school is pretty small and homey. I don't like how far away it is. I wouldn't mind going there because it has a wonderful band and music program.