Cost

46% of our students graduate debt free.
financial aid dollars awarded to students

Scholarships and Aid Available

For the 2020-2021 academic year, ETSU has made a commitment: NO INCREASES in tuition, residence hall fees, or dining fees. ETSU is one of the most affordable institutions in the state!

Undergraduate Student
Single Semester
Cost of Attendance 2020/2021*

 Tuition (Estimate)Housing & Meals
(Average)
Total Per SemesterAnnual Cost Per Year
IN-STATE $4,745 $4,469 $9,214 $18,429
OUT-OF-STATE $14,336 $4,469 $18,805 $37,611

*Estimate only based on full time undergraduate students enrolled in 15 hours a semester.

Beginning July 15, 2020, fees for the Fall 2020 semester will be available for review in Goldlink for all student accounts. ETSU is one of the most affordable institutions in the state.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Scholarship Office Website Financial Aid Website

In-State Scholarships

Awards are given per semester

ScholarshipACT/SATGPAAWARD Per SemesterAWARD Per Year
Presidential 30/1360 3.9 $2,500 $5000
Provost 27/1260 3.5 $2,000 $4,000
Deans 26/1230 3.5 $1,500 $3,000
Faculty 25/1200 3.5 $1,000 $2,000
Faculty 22-24/1100-1160 4.0 $1,000 $2,000

Out-of-State Scholarships

Awards are given per semester

ScholarshipDistance from ETSUGPAAWARD Per SemesterAWARD Per Year
Carter within 250 mi. 3.0 $7,500 $15,000
Gilbreath beyond 250 mi. 3.0 $6,000 $12,000
Carter Plus Buncombe & Henderson Counties, NC 3.0 $9,000 $18,000
Creative Arts No Distance Requirement Varies $9,000 $18,000
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