East Tennessee State University, founded in 1911 as East Tennessee State Normal School, is a public university. Located in the beautiful southern Appalachian region, it offers a diversified academic program, including many outstanding majors. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Applied Science and Technology, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Medicine, Nursing, and Public and Allied Health; and the Schools of Continuing Studies and Graduate Studies. All programs are accredited, and small class size, reasonable costs, a caring and dedicated faculty and excellent facilities make ETSU a university worth considering. Its 360-acre campus is located in Johnson City.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
10,554
Undergraduates
4,095
Men - 38.8%
6,460
Women - 61.2%
3,050
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 9,612 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.54
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
23 average
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $31,871
Out-of-state: $38,175
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,486
Out-of-state: $15,790
Room and Board
$10,270
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Freshman Award
$11,337
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,866
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
736
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
21%
10-19
27%
20-29
31%
30-39
7%
40-49
6%
50-99
5%
Over 100
3%
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Johnson City Population
64,528
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bucky the Pirate/Pepper the Parrot
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
1.8%
Black/African-American
6.8%
Hispanic/Latino
4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
75.6%
Unknown
8.4%
International Students
1.3% from 61 countries
First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
39.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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