The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University has the highest full time undergraduate business enrollment in the University of North Carolina (UNC) System, according to data provided by the UNC system's interactive reporting tool.
Based on 2017 figures, Appalachian enrolls 3160 undergraduate business students.
North Carolina State University had the second highest undergraduate business enrollment with 2859 students, and UNC Greensboro had the third highest with 2856 majors.
The UNC System enrolls more than 230,000 students at 17 institutions, including all 16 of the state's public universities, as well as the nation's first public residential high school for academically gifted students, the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.
The filter criteria utilized for this report include 2017 data, student count of degree seeking, lower and upper division undergraduate level, with a broad category of business as a first major.
About the Walker College of Business
The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University delivers transformational educational experiences that prepare and inspire students to be ethical, innovative and engaged business leaders who positively impact our community, both locally and globally. The college places emphasis on international experiences, sustainable business practices, entrepreneurial programs and real-world applications with industry. Enrolling approximately 3,000 undergraduates in 10 majors and 175 graduate students in three master's programs, the Walker College is accredited by AACSB International – the premier global accrediting body for schools of business.
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.