East Tennessee State University is on a 366-acre campus in the small town setting of Johnson City, Tennessee.
There are many activities and organizations for East Tennessee State University students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? East Tennessee State University has fraternities and sororities.
East Tennessee State University has several thriving honor societies. In fact, more students participate in the honor societies than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at East Tennessee State University include Volunteer ETSU, religious groups, residence hall councils.
The East Tennessee State University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Greek Week and Winter Cruise.
This table offers information on housing at East Tennessee State University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||25%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||3,069|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||75%|
East Tennessee State University offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most East Tennessee State University students live off campus. In 2022, 25% of undergrads at East Tennessee State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 75% of students lived off-campus or commuted to East Tennessee State University. There are 3,069 spots available in on-campus housing for all 10,316 undergraduates. On the weekends, about 10% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
East Tennessee State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At East Tennessee State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at East Tennessee State University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||Intercollegiate Club Teams||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
East Tennessee State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The East Tennessee State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
East Tennessee State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit East Tennessee State University, take Interstate 26 to Johnson City, TN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Tri-Cities Regional airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore East Tennessee State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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