Appalachian State University


Endowment Value: $96.4 million (2016)

Appalachian State University leads in creating a world where environmental, societal, and economic qualities exist in balance to meet the resource needs of today and of future generations. Our community of students, faculty and staff continually advance our understanding, capabilities and practices in this vital journey. As an institution of higher learning, we lead and educate by example, inspiring new generations prepared to share this knowledge, ingenuity and passion.


  • Bike Friendly University award (2016)
  • STARS Gold rating (2012, retained 2015)
  • Tree Campus USA certification (2015)
  • American Campuses Act on Climate Roundtable invited participant (2015)
  • Climate Leadership Award
  • Appalachian State University is a participant or member of the following Initiatives & Commitments: 

    • AASHE STARS: Yes, Gold
    • ACUPCC: No
    • Billion Dollar Green Challenge: No
    • CDP: No
    • Committee on Investor Responsibility: Yes
    • Divestment Goal: No
    • INCR: No
    • Montreal Carbon Pledge: No
    • Sustainable Investment Fund: Yes
    • Sustainable Investment Policy: Yes
    • Principles for Responsible Investment: No

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