East Tennessee State University

Acceptance Rate 87.40 %
Tuition & Fees $12,740
Student Population 13,713
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,596
Graduation Rate 51 %

Academic Overview

East Tennessee State University Campus, Johnson City, TN
East Tennessee State University is a public, four-years institute located in Johnson City, Tennessee. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $9,438 for Tennessee residents and $12,740 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 13,713 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 87.40% and the graduation rate is 51% last year.
The salary after graduation from East Tennessee State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $40,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, ETSU's tuition & fees is $9,438 for Tennessee residents and $12,740 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $10,736 for in-state students and $25,856 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Tennessee ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at ETSU. The acceptance rate of ETSU is 87.40% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 24.80%. The average graduation rate is 51% and the transfer-out rate is 25%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,596 and 84% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 13,713 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for East Tennessee State University is 87.40 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for East Tennessee State University is 51 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for East Tennessee State University is 25 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for East Tennessee State University is 78 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for East Tennessee State University is 13,713
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for East Tennessee State University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,596 at East Tennessee State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1276 Gilbreath Drive, Johnson City, TN 37614
Online Applicationhttps://etsuapply.force.com/
Financial Aidhttps://www.etsu.edu/financial-aid-and-scholarships/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.etsu.edu/financial-aid-and-scholarships/cost/netprice.php
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.etsu.edu/academicaffairs/veteransaffairs/
Disability Servicehttps://www.etsu.edu/students/ds/

Offered Degrees

ETSU offers 150 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate10
Bachelor's Degree570
Post Bachelor's Degree290
Master's Degree430
Post Master's Degree60
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship120
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

East Tennessee State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,015)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

East Tennessee State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges