East Tennessee State University: Statistics

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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
78%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
10,705
Graduates
3,008
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
etsu.edu

East Tennessee State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 78% 80% 78%
Applicants 8,686 3,107 5,573
Admissions 6,808 2,471 4,336
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,637 664 973
Freshmen enrolled part time 14 4 10

6,142 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,026 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
37 or 2%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1170
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in East Tennessee State University are 940-1170 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,433 or 87%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in East Tennessee State University are 20-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 10793 (79%)
Black or African American 901 (7%)
Two or more races 512 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 492 (4%)
Hispanic 463 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 268 (2%)
Asian 258 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 10 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 8 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,032
Students receiving aid
100%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $7,340$8,640
Tuition in-state $7,340$8,640
Tuition out-of-state $25,487$23,760
Fee in-district $1,919$1,919
Fee in-state $1,919$1,919
Fee out-of-state $1,919$1,919

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,900
Combined charge for room and board $8,938
Room charge $4,602
Meal charge $3,350

East Tennessee State University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 464 131
Business Administration and Management, General 171 44
Psychology, General 148 11 8
Social Work 64 78
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 111
Mass Communication & Media Studies 81 29
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 93 4
Public Health, General 27 66 4
Pharmacy 27 68
Computer and Information Sciences, General 73 15
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 86
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 66 18
Accounting 62 20
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 76 6
Human Services, General 67 13
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 69 5
Medicine 69
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 58 7
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 54 6
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 40 18
English Language and Literature, General 48 9
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 55
Finance, General 52
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 20 29
History, General 35 12
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 44
Child Development 42
Physical Therapy & Therapist 41
Chemistry, General 21 17
Microbiology, General 38
General Studies 31 5
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 35
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist 34
Geology & Earth Science, General 15 16
Political Science and Government, General 29
Mathematics, General 17 11
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 25
Art & Art Studies, General 17 6
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 23
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 12 9
Interior Design 21
Special Education and Teaching, General 10 11
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 18 1
Rhetoric and Composition 18
Sociology, General 12 5
Business & Managerial Economics 16
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 16
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 16
Graphic Design 15
Music, General 15
Organizational Leadership 15
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 14
International Relations and Affairs 13
Audiology & Audiologist 12
Educational & Instructional Technology 12
Musicology and Ethnomusicology 12
Dietetics & Dietitian 11
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 11
Philosophy 11
Clinical Nutrition & Nutritionist 10
E-Commerce & Electronic Commerce 10
Environmental Health 7 1 2
Anthropology, General 9
Communication, General 7
Elementary Education and Teaching 7
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management 7
Surveying Technology & Surveying 7
Biomedical Sciences, General 6
Economics, General 6
Reading Teacher Education 4
Nursing Science 3
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign) 3
Engineering, General 2
Physics, General 2
Secondary Education and Teaching 1
Women's Studies 1
Grand Total 2,567 735 283
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 50% 45% 54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

Publications & Citations

Publications
11,294
Citations
203,488

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
3,443 / 73,767
Chemistry
2,608 / 41,063
Engineering
2,545 / 34,797
Physics
2,469 / 36,066
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,095 / 26,906
Materials Science
2,084 / 27,142
Biology
1,594 / 50,823
Psychology
1,449 / 34,491
Business
743 / 17,111
Computer Science
620 / 15,693
Environmental Science
544 / 12,272
Health Science
482 / 7,503
Demography
452 / 10,373
Political Science
412 / 1,744
Mathematics
379 / 5,100
Art & Design
340 / 2,682
Public Health
309 / 7,181
Social Psychology
301 / 8,738
Economics
298 / 3,357
Clinical Psychology
292 / 7,292
Child Psychology
266 / 8,056
Biochemistry
242 / 9,200
Surgery
238 / 4,959
Psychiatry
236 / 6,050
Sociology
235 / 1,846
Nursing
234 / 3,832
Astrophysics and Astronomy
229 / 5,681
Education Majors
229 / 1,228
Electronic Engineering
221 / 3,584
Optical Engineering
217 / 2,813
Healthcare Management (MHA)
216 / 3,806
Ecology
207 / 5,512
Family medicine
206 / 2,869
Math Teachers
205 / 1,714
Oncology and Cancer research
202 / 5,866
Physical Therapy
195 / 6,159
History
183 / 132
Metallurgical Engineering
182 / 2,143
Mechanical Engineering
179 / 3,235
Cardiology
179 / 2,865

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 158 880
1992 169 972
1993 170 1127
1994 184 1177
1995 275 1352
1996 258 1738
1997 264 2082
1998 216 2553
1999 260 2809
2000 260 3207
2001 293 4016
2002 302 4190
2003 330 4567
2004 348 4930
2005 373 5182
2006 358 6127
2007 443 6825
2008 421 7782
2009 403 8869
2010 464 9382
2011 579 11038
2012 564 12215
2013 688 13393
2014 651 14350
2015 635 14571
2016 625 14036
2017 604 14146
2018 514 13374
2019 525 14653
2020 597 18102
2021 517 18912

East Tennessee State University alumni

  1. Kenny Chesney

    Kenny Chesney
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    songwriter
    Biography

    Kenneth Arnold Chesney is an American country music singer, songwriter, guitarist, musician, and record producer. He has recorded more than 20 albums and has produced more than 40 Top 10 singles on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts, 32 of which have reached number one. Many of these have also charted within the Top 40 of the US Billboard Hot 100, making him one of the most successful crossover country artists. He has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.

  2. Timothy Busfield

    Timothy Busfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm directorstage actorfilm actorfilm producer
    Biography

    Timothy Busfield is an American actor and director. He has played Elliot Weston on the television series thirtysomething; Mark, the brother-in-law of Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner), in Field of Dreams; and Danny Concannon on the television series The West Wing. In 1991 he received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for thirtysomething. He is also the founder of the 501(c)(3) non-profit Arts organization, Theatre for Children, Inc.

  3. Steven M. Greer

    Steven M. Greer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    ufologistphysician
    Biography

    Steven Macon Greer is an American ufologist who founded the Center for the Study of Extraterrestrial Intelligence (CSETI) and the Disclosure Project, which seeks the disclosure of alleged classified UFO information.

  4. Eureka O'Hara

    Eureka O'Hara
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    drag queen
    Biography

    Eureka, also known as Eureka O'Hara and Eureka!, is the stage name of David Huggard, an American drag queen and reality television personality. Eureka rose to prominence competing on the ninth and tenth seasons of RuPaul's Drag Race. After becoming the first queen in the history of Drag Race to be removed from the competition due to an injury on the ninth season, Eureka returned to compete on the tenth season in 2018, placing as a runner-up. In 2021, Eureka competed on the sixth season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, where they once more placed as a runner-up.

General info

Alternative names ETSU
Founded 1911
Motto Graduation Begins Today
Colors navy blue, old gold
Academic Calendar August to May
Total FTE staff 2,352
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 1276 Gilbreath Drive
Johnson City, Tennessee, 37614
United States
City population 71,000
Phone 4234391000
Fax +1 (423) 439 5710

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