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East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, Tennessee

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Overview

Student Population
13,713
East Tennessee State University overview
Location Johnson City, Tennessee
Online etsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
East Tennessee State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Johnson City, Tennessee, East Tennessee State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,686 prospective students applied, and 6,808 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,651 enrolled in the school.  10,683 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,030 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $7,340 plus fees of $1,919. ETSU is ranked 495 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

ETSU is rated within the top 49% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for East Tennessee State University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
East Tennessee State University overview
SAT 940/1170
ACT 20/27
Estimated GPA 3.33
Applications Accepted
78.4% 
East Tennessee State University overview
Applications Due Jul 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tennessee Resident Tuition
$7,340
In State Costs for East Tennessee State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$1,919
Room and Board $8,938
Budget for Other Expenses$5,520
Total One Year Cost$25,067
Out of State Resident Tuition
$25,487
Out of State Costs for East Tennessee State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$1,919
Room and Board $8,938
Budget for Other Expenses$5,520
Total One Year Cost$43,214

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
44% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by East Tennessee State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 20%
Business 16%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%
Education 6%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=220075 IPEDS survey data for East Tennessee State University.

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