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East Tennessee State University
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  • 4 Year
  • JOHNSON CITY, TN

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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East Tennessee State is an above-average public university located in Johnson City, Tennessee in the Kingsport Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 9,228 undergraduate students. The East Tennessee State acceptance rate is 86%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 50% of students, East Tennessee State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,500.

About

1276 GILBREATH DRIVE
JOHNSON CITY, TN 37614
About East Tennessee State...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southern Conference

East Tennessee State University Rankings

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East Tennessee State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
86%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
970-1180
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$14,696 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,711 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 73 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 90 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 89 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    48%
  • On Campus
    42%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,228 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,925
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 55 responses
  • Relaxed
    42%
  • Eclectic student body
    29%
  • Moderate
    13%
  • Country
    5%
  • New age
    5%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Friendly
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 102 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 122 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 64 responses
  • Beautiful.
    34%
  • Reasonable
    17%
  • Local.
    14%
  • Cool
    13%
  • All encompassing
    9%
  • Caring
    6%
  • Home away from home
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
74%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 50 responses

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