East Tennessee State University, TN

Public4-Year • Large • Primarily ResidentialDoctoral UniversitySelective • High Transfer-InMain Campus
1276 Gilbreath Drive, Johnson City, TN 37614
(423) 439-1000

East Tennessee State University Rankings

1 ← Poor Great → 100


Academics at East Tennessee State University

GradHighest Degree

Share of Graduates by Field of Study

Biological and Biomedical Sciences3%
Business, Management, Marketing16%
Communication, Journalism4%
Communications Technologies2%
Computer and Information Sciences3%
Engineering Technologies3%
English Language and Literature3%
Foreign Languages, Linguistics1%
Health Professions and Related Programs24%
Human, Family and Consumer Sciences2%
Law Enforcement, Firefighting3%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities6%
Mathematics and Statistics1%
Parks, Recreation, Fitness Studies7%
Philosophy and Religious Studies<1%
Physical Sciences2%
Public Administration and Social Service5%
Social Sciences3%
Visual and Performing Arts3%


Getting into East Tennessee State University

87%Admission Rate
535Median SAT Math
540Median SAT Reading
24Median ACT Composite

Typical Test Scores

SAT Math (25–75%)490–580
200 800
SAT Reading (25–75%)480–600
200 800
ACT Composite (25–75%)20–27
1 36


Cost of Attending East Tennessee State University

$9KIn-State Tuition
$27KOut-of-State Tuition
$20KAverage Total Cost
$11KAverage Net Cost

Average Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolTNUS


Typical Debt after East Tennessee State University

46%Receive Federal Loans
$14KMedian Federal Debt
51%Repayment Rate
$213Median Payment

Received Financial Aid

Family IncomeSchoolTNUS
$0–$30K 44%61%57%
$30K–$48K 17%16%16%
$48K–$75K 17%12%12%
$75K–$110K 12%9%9%
>$110K 10%9%11%

Student Debt

The median debt for family income between $0–$30K$15K$11K$11K
The median debt for family income between $30K–$75K$14K$12K$12K
The median debt for students with family income >$75K$14K$12K$12K
The median debt for Pell students$15K$12K$12K
The median debt for no-Pell students$12K$10K$11K
Cumulative loan debt at the 90th percentile$37K$26K$25K
Cumulative loan debt at the 75th percentile$25K$18K$18K
Cumulative loan debt at the 25th percentile$6K$5K$6K
Cumulative loan debt at the 10th percentile$4K$3K$3K

Repayment Rates

1-year after entering repayment 46%39%43%
3-years after entering repayment 51%44%46%
5-years after entering repayment 58%47%50%
7-years after entering repayment 64%52%55%


Completion Rates at East Tennessee State University

73%Retention Rate
16%Transfer Rate
23%Withdrawal Rate
43%Graduation Rate

Graduation Rates by Time Taken

Time TakenSchoolTNUS
Within 4 Years 23%39%38%
Within 6 Years 43%56%55%
Within 8 Years 45%57%56%

Graduation Rates by Ethnicity

Ethnicity and NativitySchoolTNUS
Asian 58%59%53%
Black 29%42%39%
Caucasian 46%56%52%
Hispanic or Latino 47%53%47%
Native American or Alaskan Native 40%43%40%
Non-US citizens/residents 81%55%50%
Two or more races 30%47%44%
Other race 44%48%44%


Outcomes after East Tennessee State University

90%Employment Rate
$30KMedian Salary
$18K25 Pctl Salary
$42K75 Pctl Salary

Employment over Time

Employed 6 years after enrollment 90%85%85%
Employed 7 years after enrollment 87%83%84%
Employed 8 years after enrollment 88%83%84%
Employed 9 years after enrollment 86%81%83%
Employed 10 years after enrollment 86%81%83%

Distribution of Earnings after Graduation

10th percentile of earnings$7K$6K$7K
25th percentile of earnings$18K$16K$17K
50th percentile of earnings$30K$26K$29K
75th percentile of earnings$42K$39K$43K
90th percentile of earnings$54K$51K$57K

Median Earnings over Time

Earnings 6 years after enrollment$30K$26K$29K
Earnings 8 years after enrollment$33K$30K$32K
Earnings 10 years after enrollment$35K$32K$35K


Students at East Tennessee State University

63%Full-time Undergrads
22Avg Entry Age
3,049Graduate Students

Enrollment by Gender

Female degree-seeking undergraduates 57%62%64%
Male degree-seeking undergraduates 43%37%35%

Enrollment by Race and Nativity

Race and NativitySchoolTNUS
Asian 1%1%4%
Black 7%24%18%
Caucasian 82%62%49%
Hispanic or Latino 3%5%18%
Native American or Alaskan Native <1%<1%1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander <1%<1%<1%
Non-US citizens/residents 3%1%2%
Two or more races 3%2%3%
Other race 1%2%4%

Enrollment by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolTNUS
$0–$30K 35%49%43%
$30K–$48K 19%19%18%
$48K–$75K 19%15%16%
$75K–$110K 14%12%14%
>$110K 13%11%15%

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