East Tennessee State University: Review & Facts

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East Tennessee State University is a large four-year, public school with 14,335 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1911 and is one of the 4 schools located in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
84
Fair
1-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at East Tennessee State University.

East Tennessee State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 84 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Nursing, Education, Occupational Therapy, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at East Tennessee State University is fair at 71% (close to Tennessee average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at East Tennessee State University is low - 45%.

Student to faculty ratio at East Tennessee State University is decent, 17:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,100
High
Average tuition costs are high, around $23,400 per academic year. The additional fees at East Tennessee State University beyond tuition are around $1,700; this comes to $25,100 annually.

Read the details about East Tennessee State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
79%
Doable
According to recent data, 8,253 applications were submitted and 6,538 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at East Tennessee State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,600
Medium
East Tennessee State University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at East Tennessee State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
East Tennessee State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,100 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- nearly $4,600 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at East Tennessee State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, East Tennessee State University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

East Tennessee State University Location and Maps



Post Address: East Tennessee State University, 1276 Gilbreath Drive, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614, USA
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