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Colleges / East Tennessee State University

East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate87%

About East Tennessee State University

East Tennessee State University is a public, state university in the town of Johnson City, Tennessee. East Tennessee State University was founded in 1911. The college enrolls around 13,323 students a year, including 10,334 undergrad students.

2017 Acceptance Rate for East Tennessee State University

It is moderately difficult to get into East Tennessee State University. In 2017, East Tennessee State University accepted 87% of applicants. In 2017, 7,484 out of 8,562 total applicants were accepted.

East Tennessee State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 87%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 0%

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East Tennessee State University is located in Johnson City, Tennessee,.

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College Info

1276 Gilbreath Drive Johnson City, TN 37686

Campus Setting: Small Town

East Tennessee State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to East Tennessee State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to East Tennessee State University is Aug 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

East Tennessee State University SAT Scores


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East Tennessee State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at East Tennessee State University is like? There are approximately 13,323 students enrolled at East Tennessee State University, including 10,334 undergraduate students and 2,989 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 82% percent are from TN and 18% percent of students are from other states.


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