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The mountains are calling – will you answer? Johnson City is perfect for outdoor adventure seekers. Go whitewater rafting on the Nolichucky River, hiking and biking in the University Woods on campus, or climbing with ETSU’s Outdoor Adventure Program — it’s all here and waiting for you. Enjoy big city conveniences with a hometown twist. Downtown Johnson City is a short stroll from campus and features live music, art, coffee houses, a farmers market, and oneof-a-kind shops and restaurants. Looking for more? Give back to the community through volunteer and service opportunities. We can’t wait to meet you. Welcome home.


“When I visited the ETSU campus during my junior year of high school, I realized within the first 10 minutes that I wanted to be here.” -Christopher Friend

Senior, Class of 2019 – Media and Communications Hometown: Oak Ridge, TN

VISIT US TODAY Take your first step on ETSU’s campus and discover what so many already know – it’s great to be a Buc! With four seasons of mountain beauty, any time is a good time to tour our campus. Tours are available weekdays at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. A limited number of Saturday tours are available. Spend more time on campus by registering to attend an Open House. Experience a complete day that will show you all ETSU has to offer!


D R A TOW YOUR N O I S PAS “Pursue your career in something that keeps your curiosity alive, where you’re always wanting to learn more.” - Megha Gupta

Senior, Class of 2019 - Health Sciences (Microbiology concentration), SGA President Hometown: Johnson City, TN

REACH FURTHER AND ACHIEVE MORE The ETSU Honors College has a variety of programs to challenge top students as they develop skills for the road ahead. Follow your passion by taking advantage of undergraduate research opportunities and a rigorous honors curriculum, as well as study abroad and internship experiences. Discover which honors program may be the best fit for you.



At ETSU, you’ll find the opportunities of a large university balanced with the personal attention and family feel of a smaller school. Our community of scholars includes students of the health sciences, business and technology, education, engineering, the fine and performing arts, and much more. Whether you know the major you want to pursue or you plan to begin college as an exploratory student, the quality and variety of academic programs available at ETSU ensure you’ll find your passion here.


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“I’m a part of the Pre-Health Living‑Learning Community, which has been a great way to make friends with people who have similar interests in health care.”

-Brittney Stubbs

Senior, Class of 2019 - Nutrition and Psychology University Honors Scholar, Honors-in-Discipline Scholar Hometown: Crossville, TN

LIVE ON CAMPUS Immerse yourself in campus culture. Living on campus is convenient and affordable, and you’ll make friendships that last a lifetime. ETSU’s Housing & Residence Life staff will support you every step of the way as you successfully transition to independent living. Housing assignments are on a first-come, firstserved basis, so apply early and reserve your space with a $100 deposit. Discover which on-campus housing option is right for you.



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- Malineski Russell Senior - Class of 2019, Child Psychology President, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. and National Pan-Hellenic Council Hometown: Trenton, TN

GET INVOLVED Take your passion for learning outside the classroom. Choose from hundreds of student organizations and participate in campus and community activities. Break out of your comfort zone. Build leadership skills and lasting friendships.



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D R A TOW Y R O T VIC “I was excited to be part of ETSU’s team and everyone has been wonderful. Johnson City is a ‘big baseball town’ and it has been great seeing more fans joining us at the games.”

- Micah Kaczor

Senior - Class of 2019, Interdisciplinary Studies Baseball Hometown: Brentwood, TN

The ETSU Buccaneers compete in the NCAA Division I Southern Conference www.etsubucs.com

Men’s Teams


Baseball Basketball Cross Country Football Golf Soccer Tennis Track & Field

Women’s Teams Basketball Cross Country Golf Soccer Softball Tennis Track & Field Triathlon Volleyball

STUDY HARD AND PLAY HARD Excel in the classroom and on the court by participating in a variety of intramural sports at ETSU. Recreational and competitive leagues include flag football, volleyball, soccer, basketball, softball, ultimate Frisbee, and inner tube water polo. No previous athletic experience is required and sign up is easy.


APPLY FOR ADMISSION You can apply to ETSU any time after completing your junior year of high school. • Complete the online application and submit the $25 application fee at etsu.edu/admissions • Submit your official high school transcript reflecting final junior year grades • Submit your ACT or SAT score The average enrolling ETSU student has a 3.5 GPA and 23 ACT. First-year applicants must have a minimum 2.3 GPA or a 19 ACT/990 SAT, and the following high school coursework:

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Algebra I and II


Geometry or other advanced math


Natural/Physical Science including at least 1 unit, with lab, of biology, chemistry, or physics


Social Studies, including one of the following: world history, world geography, ancient history, European history, or modern history


United States History


A single foreign language or American Sign Language


Visual or Performing Arts


In-state and border county residents should apply by December 15 to be considered for automatic Academic Performance Scholarships.

SCHOLARSHIPS & AID AVAILABLE ETSU has two offices to help make college affordable for you: the Office of Financial Aid and the Scholarship Office. Learn what assistance is available to you and get the most value at ETSU. To be considered for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1. ETSU’s FAFSA code is 003487.

etsu.edu/finaid The application for general university scholarships is available online from October 1 to March 1. Other scholarships have separate applications. Scholarships are also available through the Honors College and through certain colleges and academic departments.



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BORDER COUNTY STUDENTS Residents of the following border counties are eligible for the in-state tuition rate and may be considered for ETSU’s in-state scholarships: North Carolina: Ashe, Avery, Haywood, Madison, Mitchell, Watauga or Yancey Virginia: Grayson, Lee, Scott or Washington


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*Estimated tuition is based on 15 credit hours each semester (the average required to graduate in four years) for the 2019-2020 academic year. This does not include course fees or online fees, which vary based on the chosen courses of the individual student.

ATTEND ORIENTATION & PREVIEW Admitted students will be emailed an invitation to New Student Orientation. At Orientation, you’ll meet with an academic advisor to register for classes and begin planning your fouryear path to graduation. Kick off your college experience by attending Preview before classes begin. You’ll get to move into your residence hall early and immediately begin making friends and getting involved in student organizations and campus life. ETSU students in the Preview & Orientation Leader Organization (POLO) will make sure you feel right at home as you become a Buccaneer!


“I met some amazing people right off the bat, and they always told me to get involved on campus.... It [involvement with POLO] has literally been one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had.”

- Olivia Webb Sophomore, Class of 2021 - Psychology Preview & Orientation Leader Organization. Hometown: Cleveland, TN

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quick links & contact info Admissions 423-439-4213 admissions@etsu.edu etsu.edu/admissions

Disability Services 423-439-8346 VP 423-218-1225 etsu.edu/students/ds

Financial Aid 423-439-4300 finaid@etsu.edu etsu.edu/finaid

University Health Center 423-439-4225 shserv@etsu.edu etsu.edu/nursing/shserv

Scholarships 423-439-7094 scholarshipoffice@etsu.edu etsu.edu/scholarships

New Student and Family Programs 423-439-8452 orientation@etsu.edu etsu.edu/nsfp

Housing and Residence Life 423-439-4446 housing@etsu.edu etsu.edu/housing

Athletics 423-439-4343 etsubucs.com

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS For complete details visit our undergraduate catalog at catalog.etsu.edu


(Concentrations in parentheses) Accountancy, B.B.A. Allied Health, B.S. (Allied Health Leadership) Anthropology, B.A. Applied Science, B.A.S. (Professional Development) Art, B.A. (Art History, Studio Art) Art, B.F.A. (Studio Art) Biology, B.S. (Biochemistry, no minor, Secondary Education Track, Standard Track) Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies, B.A. Cardiopulmonary Science, B.S. Chemistry, B.S. (ACS Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Physics, Chemistry) Communication Studies, B.A., B.S. Computing, B.S. (Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Cybersecurity and Modern Networks) Criminal Justice and Criminology, B.A., B.S. Dental Hygiene, B.S.D.H. Dental Hygiene, B.S.D.H., Online Completion Degree Digital Media, B.S. (Digital Animation, Digital Game Design, Digital Visual Effects, Digital Visualization) Early Childhood Development, B.S. (Early Care & Education, PreK-3 Licensure)

Economics, B.A. (No Concentration, International Commerce) Economics, B.B.A. (Business Economics, Financial Economics, General Business) Elementary Education, B.S.E.D. Engineering Technology, B.S. (Biomedical Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Product Development) Engineering, TTU-ETSU Bachelor of Science in Engineering English, B.A. (Nonteaching, Teaching) Environmental Health, B.S. (Environmental Health Practices) Finance, B.B.A. (Banking, Corporate Finance & Investments, Real Estate) Foreign Languages, B.A. (French, German, Spanish) General Studies, B.G.S. Geosciences, B.S. (Geography, Geology & Environment, Geospatial Science, Paleontology) Graphic Design, B.F.A. Health Administration, B.S.

Health Sciences, B.S. (Human Health) History, B.A., B.S. Human Services, B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies, B.S. Interior Architecture, B.S. International Affairs, B.A. Kinesiology, B.S. (Exercise Science, Physical Education K-12) Management, B.B.A. (General Management, Human Resources Management, Legal Studies, Logistics/Supply Chain Management) Marketing, B.B.A. (Integrated Marketing Communications, Marketing Management, Merchandising) Mathematics, B.S. (Computational Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Science, Mathematics Education, Statistics) Media & Communication, B.A., B.S. (Advertising/Public Relations, Journalism, RadioTV-Film) Microbiology, B.S. Music, B.M. (Jazz Studies, Music Education: Instrumental/ General, Music Education: Vocal/General, Performance: Instrumental, Performance: Keyboard, Performance: Vocal) Nursing, B.S.N.

Nutrition, B.S. Philosophy, B.A., B.S. (Justice, Ethics, & Law, Philosophy, Philosophy and Religious Studies) Physics, B.S. Political Science, B.A., B.S. Professional Studies, B.S. (Information Technology, Organizational Leadership) Psychology, B.A., B.S. (Child Psychological Science, Clinical Psychological Science, General Psychology, Health Professions) Public Health, B.S. (Community Health) Radiologic Science, B.S. Rehabilitative Health Sciences, B.S. Social Work, B.S.W. Sociology, B.A., B.S. Special Education, B.S. Sport and Leisure Management, B.S. (Park & Recreation Management, Sport Management) Surveying and Mapping Science, B.S. Theatre, B.A. (Acting, Design/ Production, Musical Theatre)

MINORS Accountancy Advertising Africana Studies American Sign Language Anthropology Appalachian Studies Applied Spanish: Community Studies Archaeology Art History Art Astronomy Biology Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Chemistry China Studies Classical Studies Clinical Exercise Science Coaching Communication Studies Communicative Disorders Computing Creative Writing

Criminal Justice and Criminology Culture and Health Dance Digital Media Early Childhood Development Economics Educational Foundations Emergency/Disaster Response Management English Entrepreneurship Environmental Health Environmental Studies Epidemiology Family Studies Film Studies Finance French General Business Geographic Information Systems Geography

Geology German Global Health and Development Health Administration Health Sciences History Human Development and Learning Humanities International Affairs Japanese Journalism Leadership Studies Legal Studies Linguistics Management Marketing Mathematics Merchandising Microbiology Military Science Program Music Paleontology

Park and Recreation Management Philosophy Physical Education Physics Political Science Psychology Public Administration Public Health Radio-TV-Film Religious Studies Safety Secondary Education Social Work Sociology Spanish Special Education Sport Management Statistics Storytelling Technical Writing Technology Theatre Women’s Studies

COLLEGES Clemmer College College of Arts and Sciences College of Business and Technology College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences College of Nursing College of Public Health Gatton College of Pharmacy Honors College Quillen College of Medicine School of Continuing Studies and Academic Outreach School of Graduate Studies

PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS Pre-Chiropractic Medicine* Pre-Dentistry* Pre-Medicine (Allopathic or Osteopathic)* Pre-Optometry* Pre-Pharmacy* Pre-Pharmacy Plus* Pre-Physician Assistant* Pre-Podiatry* Pre-Veterinary Medicine* *Medical Professions Advisement Program


Office of Admissions P.O. Box 70731 Johnson City, TN 37614-1710

www.ETSU.edu 423-439-4213 | admissions@etsu.edu  P.O. Box 70731, Johnson City, TN 37614


East Tennessee State University does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by ETSU. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Special Assistant to the President for Equity and Diversity/Affirmative Action Director, 206 Dossett Hall, 439-4211. ETSU’s policy on non-discrimination can be found at: http://www.etsu.edu/equity/compliance.aspx. ETSU-ADM-0038-18 23000 East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, or website: www.sacscoc.org with any question regarding the accreditation of East Tennessee State University.

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