11,323
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,182
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
85
85%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

East Tennessee State University is a University institution located in Johnson City, TN, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 70731
Johnson City, TN  37614-0734
United States
Contact Mr. Michelle Williams
Director of Admissions
Email: go2etsu@etsu.edu
Phone: 423-439-4213
Fax: 423-439-4630

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geography Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Musicology And Ethnomusicology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,158
Applied
6,972
Accepted
11,323
Enrolled
85%
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Female Admissions

5,053
Females Applied
4,319
Females Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,105
Males Applied
2,653
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.3
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Minimum 2.3 high school GPA or ACT score of 19

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 19 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,224
In-state
25,902
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,791
Full-time student fees
8,038
Room & board
4,602
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

10,182
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,337
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,198
Avg. Loan Aid
9,680
Avg. Grant Aid
6,449
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
54%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,323
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.7%
Black or African American 6.69%
White or Caucasian 81.34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.23%
Asian 1.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 2.89%
Other 1.17%

Gender

Male (43.89%)
Female (56.11%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Greek Week and Winter Cruise

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Honor societies, Volunteer ETSU, religious groups and residence hall councils

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
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Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 1 Checkmark
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Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
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Weight Lifting No No No

Faculty

1,144
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 592
Part-time - 552
Male - 532
Female - 612