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We think ETSU is an incredible place! It's all here: our academic programs, our faculty and students, our unique explore our history. Learn about our alumni and their life-long facilities, our campus life. Investigate financial information and relationship with their alma mater. Attending ETSU will make a difference for your life...All this in one of the nation's most beautiful regions! Discover our ETSU PRIDE!



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What's in a name?

By any other name, it is still ETSU:


  


1911

 
East Tennessee State Normal School


 


1925

 
East Tennessee State Teachers College


 


1925

 
East Tennessee State Teachers College


 


1943

 
East Tennessee State College


 


1963

 
East Tennessee State University


 

Founded:
1911
(as East Tennessee State Normal School)

Students:
Over 14,500 undergraduate, graduate and professional students

Location:
Main Campus:
Johnson City(population 63,152), in the northeastern tip of the state bordered by Virginia and North Carolina

Colleges and Schools: 

  • Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
  • Claudius G. Clemmer College of Education
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business and Technology
  • College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Public Health
  • Honors College
  • James H. Quillen College of Medicine
  • School of Continuing Studies and Academic Outreach
  • School of Graduate Studies

Facilities Include:

  • Center for Academic Achievement  
  • ETSU and General Shale Natural
  • History Museum and Visitor Center
  • Governors and Centennial residence halls
  • Scott M. Niswonger Digital Media Center
  • State-of-the-art Charles C. Sherrod Library
  • Warren-Greene Golf Center
  • Wayne G. Basler Center for Physical Activity

Athletics:

  • 17 sports
  • Southern Conference, NCAA Division I
  • U.S. Olympic Training Site for
  • Weightlifting, Canoe and Kayak, and Bobsled and Skeleton

Team Name:

  • Buccaneers

School Colors:

  • ETSU Blue (PMS 282c)
  • ETSU Gold (PMS 123c)
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