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Admission Requirements

Twenty-two incoming freshmen are selected as University Honors Scholars each year. Only those students who meet the minimum qualifications outlined below will receive an application to the program.

  • Minimum ACT (composite total without writing)
    score of 29 or SAT (math and reading total only)
    score of 1280
  • High school grade point average of 3.5+ (4.0 scale)
  • Evidence of community and leadership activities

Special application is required and due on January 31 for admission the following fall.

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USPS Mailing Address:
University Honors Scholars
The Honors College at
East Tennessee State University
PO Box 70294
Johnson City, TN 37614-1701

Phone: 423.439.7881
Fax: 423.439.7880
email:  uhscholars@etsu.edu

Street Addresses of The Honors College offices:
  Administration: Yoakley Hall, Room 129
161 S. Dossett Drive
University & Midway Scholars: Ada Earnest House
310 S. Dossett Drive
Honors-in-Discipline Programs: Yoakley Hall, Room 206
161 S. Dossett Drive
Fine & Performing Art Scholars: Yoakley Hall, Room 206
161 S. Dossett Drive
Undergraduate Research: Yoakley Hall, Room 129
161 S. Dossett Drive
International Programs & Services: Yoakley Hall, Room 122
161 S. Dossett Drive


East Tennesssee State University The Honors College