ETSU boasts a small-town atmosphere, one of the safest campuses in the nation, and a beautiful setting among the Appalachian Mountains.
With a population exceeding 14,500 and an average class size of 28, this is a university in the fullest sense, offering a vast selection of undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate degrees. Students are immersed in a family-like environment with friendly, caring professionals. ETSU is rapidly growing and takes pride in its $28 million library, state-of-the-art astronomy observatory, $36 million basic sciences building, and new suite-style residence halls. The Center for Physical Activity features a climbing wall, indoor track, swimming pool, basketball courts, racquetball courts, outdoor challenge court, martial arts studio, and many other facilities.
East Tennessee State University is educating the professionals needed to ensure the brightest future for the region and its people: business leaders, computer animators, doctors, military officers, musicians, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, teachers, television newscasters…,- and the list goes on. The university has achieved the Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement in Curricular Engagement and Outreach & Partnerships and has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service 2008 Honor Roll with Distinction (3 rd consecutive year).
Through the Roan Scholars Leadership Program, ETSU attracts energetic students with great leadership potential who desire to develop the skills necessary to assume positions of leadership wherever their careers may take them.