• Address: 1276 Gilbreath Drive, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614

  • Phone Number: (423) 439-1000

  • Website: http://www.etsu.edu/online/

Home Online colleges East Tennessee State University

About East Tennessee State University

East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is a public university established in the year 1911 as the East Tennessee State Normal School. It is headquartered at Johnson City in the Northeastern tip of the state, bordered by Virginia and North Carolina. It has over 350 acres of the main campus with more than 60 academic and administrative buildings.

  • ETSU has a total student population of 14,022 with 11,211 full-timers and 2,811 part-timers.

  • It has facilities like the Center for Academic Achievement, Warren-Greene Golf Center and many more.

  • East Tennessee State University acceptance rate is 92% and the retention rate is 71%.

  • The graduation rate for this university is 40%.

  • East Tennessee State University address is 1276 Gilbreath Drive, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614.


East Tennessee State University Online

  • ETSU offers many online programs taught by the award-winning and on-campus faculty. Students can get a high-quality education with flexibility at this university.

  • Entire online programs are offered by ETSU to supplement the student’s on-campus schedule.

  • Both synchronous and asynchronous type online courses are offered and the student has the flexibility to select any one of them.

  • Students have to log in to D2L resource website where the online learning starts and it contains various tools that make learning easy.

  • Students can pay fees, connect to D2L, get the university news and many things through the university’s GoldLink system.


East Tennessee State University Schools

Clemmer College College of Business & Technology
College of Nursing Bill Gatton College of P
College of Arts & Sciences College of Clinical & Rehabilitative Health Sciences
School of Continuing Studies & Academic Outreach School of Graduate Studies

East Tennessee State University Tuition

The cost per credit of Graduate degree for in-state students is $287 and for the out-state students is $1,028. The average tuition for Doctorate and Masters online degree offered by the university is $83,494 and $49,244.

The university offers 84 online programs across 14 disciplines. Some of the majors are mentioned below.

Interdisciplinary Studies Business Management
Human Services Criminal Justice
Nursing Sociology
Literature Behavioral Sciences
Engineering Information Systems

East Tennessee State University Degrees and Programs

The following degrees are offered by the university.

Some of the programs offered by the university are listed below.

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Neuroscience
Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Master of Science in Sports Management Graduate Certificate in Forensic Document Examination
Doctor of Education in Global Sport Leadership Graduate Certificate in Community College Leadership

East Tennessee State University Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and  Schools Commission on College (SACSCOC) which is recognized as a regional body has accredited the university.

It has the following programmatic accreditations.

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) has accredited the Business Administration programs of this university.

  • The Dental programs are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation American Dental Association(CODA).

  • Council for Standard in Human Services Education(CSHSE) has accredited Human Services program.

  • Nursing Programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

  • The Public Health programs are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

  • Teaching programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation For Teacher Education (NCATE).


East Tennessee State University Financial Aid

The university supports students through financial aids like scholarships, grants, and loans. The student has to apply for FAFSA to get the financial aid. The FAFSA/federal school code for ESTU is 003487.

  • The average aid awarded as a grant or scholarship by this university is $14,915.
  • It offers Federal Grants like Pell Grants, TEACH Grant, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant.

The following State Aids are offered to the students.

HOPE Scholarship Aspire Award
General Assembly Merit Scholarship Non-Traditional Lottery Scholarship

Institutional Aids offered are mentioned below.

Presidential Scholarship Provost Scholarship
Dean's scholarship Faculty Scholarship

East Tennessee State University Rankings and Reviews

  • US News has ranked ETSU between 230 and 301 in 'National Universities'.

  • It also ranked 350th for its 'Business Programs', by US News and World Report.

  • The online nursing program offered by the university is ranked 28th as the 'Best Online Nursing program' in the country.

  • It has a beautiful and safe environment where the students feel like at home.

  • The professors are very friendly and are available at any time to get the doubts clarified.

  • There are different clubs and organizations where students can interact with each other.


East Tennessee State University Athletics

  • The university has a rich and proud history in athletics. It offers 17 sports like Basketball, Baseball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Track events, and many others.

  • East Tennessee State University football team has many achievements and is well recognized.

  • It gives a great opportunity for women to participate in sports.

  • It is a member of National Collegiate Athletic Association.

East Tennessee State University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public
Also see:
Private vs Public

Headquartered at

Johnson City, Tennessee

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003487
Also see:
What is FAFSA school code?
How to fill FAFSA application?

Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC
Also see:
What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Programmatic Accreditation

CODA, CSHSE, CCNE, ABET, NCATE, CEPH

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

eLibrary , Financial Aid, Military Friendly, Veterans Friendly , Yellow Ribbon Program

Branches

Kingsport (Tennessee)

Data Source: http://www.etsu.edu/online/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

East Tennessee State University Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 92 %
Student Faculty Ratio 16: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 71 % Part Time: 30 %
Total Population 14,022
Student Population Full Time: 11,211 Part Time: 2,811
Gender Division Male: 43 % Female: 57 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 6,832 2,702 4,130
Total Applicants Admitted - 6,261 2,409 3,852
Applicants Enrolled - 1,886 777 1,109
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 1,869 767 1,102
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 17 10 7

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 37 %

The College Monk

Female: 42 %

Total Graduation Rate: 40 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

East Tennessee State University Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in East Tennessee State University

College of Arts and Sciences

Majors available

Safety

College of Business and Technology

Majors available

Business Management Psychology

College of Nursing

Majors available

Nursing

Honors College

Majors available

Information Systems

School of Graduate Studies

Majors available

Literature Business Management

Clemmer College of Education

Majors available

Education Arts

Quillen College of Medicine

Majors available

Aviation

Gatton College of Pharmacy

Majors available

Aviation

School of Continuing Studies and Academic Outreach

Majors available

Education Information Systems

College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences

Majors available

Health Science

College of Public Health

Majors available

Health Science

East Tennessee State University Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $25
Graduate Application Fee $55

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 29
Number of students submitting ACT scores 1,680
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 2%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 89%
SAT Math 480 average 420 - 540 range
SAT Critical Reading 505 average 420 - 590 range
ACT Composite 23 average 20 - 26 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


East Tennessee State University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,464 Undergraduate Student, U, S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen April 15th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $2,676 Undergraduate student,Eligible for Federal Pell Grant,Enrolled atleast half-time. April 15th, 2019
TEACH Grant $4,000 Undergraduate or Graduate student, enrolled in TEACH Grant Eligible major,Minimum of 3.25 CGPA April 15th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,266 Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time. April 15th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,266 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. April 15th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $5,266 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history April 15th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. April 15th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Tennessee Student Assistance Award $4,776 Enrolled at least half-time, undergraduate, U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen January 17th, 2019
Tennessee Dual Enrollment Grant $4,776 Students who have completed the sophomore. January 17th, 2019
Hope Access Grant $1,250 Entering freshmen graduating from eligible public or category 1, 2 or 3 private high schools. Enrolled in at least 6 hours. Minimum 2.75 - 2.99 GPA. ACT 18 - 20. SAT 940. February 1st, 2019
State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
HOPE Scholarship $1,750 Tennessee residents. Tennessee's best high school students Minimum 3.0 GPA. ACT 21. SAT 1060. February 1st, 2019
General Assembly Merit Scholarship $500 Entering freshmen graduating from eligible public or category 1, 2 or 3 private high schools. Minimum 3.75 GPA. ACT 29. SAT 1350. February 1st, 2019
Aspire Award $750 Parents' or independent student's (and spouse's) adjusted gross income must be $36,000 or less on tax form. Meet TN HOPE scholarship requirements. Minimum 3.0 GPA. ACT 21. SAT 1060. February 1st, 2019
Non-Traditional Lottery Scholarship $2,000 TN resident for at least one year. At least 25 years of age before the first day of college. First-time freshman or have been out of school for at least two calendar years. Enrolled in at least 6 hours. February 1st, 2019

Data Source: http://www.etsu.edu/online/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $7,726 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Varies

Data Source: http://www.etsu.edu/online/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Presidential Scholarship $5,000 GPA of 3.9, ACT score of 30 December 15th, 2018
Provost Scholarship $4,000 GPA of 3.5, ACT score of 27 December 15th, 2018
Dean's scholarship $3,000 GPA of 3.5, ACT score of 26 December 15th, 2018
Faculty Scholarship $2,000 GPA of 3.5, ACT score of 25. December 15th, 2018
Honors-in-Discipline Scholars Program $6,579 Freshmen, transfer, and current ETSU students, Selection is competitive. ACT of 29 or higher composite. High school GPA of 3.5 or higher. December 15th, 2018
Institutional Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
University Loans $5,826 Emergency needs or unexpected expenses related to educational costs. Prior semester outstanding balances to the university. Emergency situations occur during the semester. Varies

Data Source: http://www.etsu.edu/online/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $12,640
$30,001 - $48,000 $13,504
$48,001 - $75,000 $17,745
$75,001 - $110,000 $19,346
Over $110,000 $19,643

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 40% $4,321
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 88% $8,075
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 46% $4,765
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 29% $6,094
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 50% $5,461
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 49% $5,226
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 14,915
Military Aid
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://www.etsu.edu/academicaffairs/veteransaffairs/
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 320 $7,243
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 288 $7,226
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 32 $7,395

Data Source: http://www.etsu.edu/online/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

East Tennessee State University Career and Job Prospects

East Tennessee State University on Twitter

East Tennessee State University - Video Reviews

Other Colleges You May be Interested in

Doane University

Doane University

1014 Boswell Avenue, Crete, Nebraska 68333

East Carolina University (ECU)

East Carolina University (ECU)

1001 E. Fifth St.| Greenville, NC 27858 USA

Clemson University

Clemson University

Clemson University Clemson, South Carolina 29634

Cleary University

Cleary University

3750 Cleary Drive Howell, MI 48843

Ferris State University

Ferris State University

410 Oak Street, ALU 117 Big Rapids MI 49307

Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville State University

1200 Murchison Road Fayetteville, NC 28301

Florida Atlantic University (FAU)

Florida Atlantic University (FAU)

777 Glades Road Boca Raton, FL 33431