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

  • Phone Number: (423) 439-1000

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

About

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.

  • University's acceptance rate is 92% and the retention rate is 71%.

  • The graduation rate for this university is 40%.


Online Education at ETSU

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


Reviews

  • 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.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public

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Headquartered at

Johnson City, Tennessee

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003487

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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC

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Programmatic Accreditation

CODA, CSHSE, CCNE, ABET, NCATE, CEPH

Historically Black College or University

No

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

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).

Statistics

Key Statistics
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 %

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.

Majors and Online Programs

East Tennessee State University offers 84 online programs across 14 Majors

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 9 programs accross 2 degrees

Business Management

Offering 17 programs accross 3 degrees

Psychology

Offering 4 programs accross 1 degrees

Human Services

Offering 3 programs accross 3 degrees

Health Science

Offering 11 programs accross 3 degrees

Nursing

Offering 13 programs accross 4 degrees

Sociology

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 15 programs accross 3 degrees

Literature

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Behavioral Sciences

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Science

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Engineering

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

East Tennessee State University Acceptance Rate is 92%

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

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

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 6,832
Total Applicants Admitted 6,261
Applicants Enrolled 1,886
Full time Applicants Enrolled 1,869
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 17
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.

East Tennessee State University 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.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The university supports students through financial aids like scholarships, grants, and loans. The student has to apply for FAFSA to get financial aid. East Tennessee State University federal school code 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

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 Grants and Scholarships

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 and Veteran Benefits

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.

Scholarships and Grants

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
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.

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