Students residing in select bordering counties in North Carolina and Virginia may attend ETSU at the in-state tuition rate, and they may be considered for certain in-state scholarships. Students must reside at an address located within the following counties:
- North Carolina: Ashe, Avery, Haywood, Madison, Mitchell, Watauga, and Yancey
- Virginia: Grayson, Lee, Scott, Washington
ETSU’s Freshman Academic Performance Scholarships are available to eligible students who meet the GPA requirements and have a qualifying ACT or SAT score earned by March 1. Students who are participating in another program which covers out-of-state tuition (including but not limited to Academic Common Market, Public Performance Scholarship, or Honors-in-Discipline) are not eligible. Classification for the in-state/ border county tuition rate is determined at the time of admission. Please contact the Admissions Office at email@example.com or 423-439-4213 with questions.
ETSU's Transfer Academic Perfomance Scholarship is available to eligible students with at least 24 transferable hours of credit at at least a 3.5 GPA. Apply using the General University Scholarship Application by May 15. Please contact the Transfer Admissions team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 423-439-4213 with questions.