Cost

WHAT CAN I EXPECT TO PAY?

Cost to attend ETSU can vary from semester to semester depending on many factors: Housing, Credit Hours, Meal Plans, Books, Distance Education fees, Residency and more. 

Click on the links below to find out more about associated costs.

Housing- Residence halls and apartment units are available for single men and women on campus. Additional university apartments are available to a limited number of students and to married students. You can also choose to live off- campus.  Click here for a list of off-campus housing options.

Tuition (Credit Hours)- Fees are subject to change on an annual basis. Additional fees may be required based on the delivery method of the course or for specific majors. 

ETSU E-Rate- ETSU offers a discounted e-rate to out-of-state students enrolled exclusively in online courses and programs.

Course Related Fees- Certain ETSU courses have course related fees. 

Meal Plans- Various meal programs are available but are not required. Students may choose the program which best meets their individual needs.

Distance Education Fees- For courses taught by a method other than the traditional classroom setting, additional fees may apply.

Residency (in-state/out-of-state) Your state of residency will determine your status of in-state or out-of-state tuition.

Program and Service Fees - In addition to tuition, students will pay ETSU’s program and service fee.   The fee is based on the number of credit hours for which a student enrolls.  It includes parking, athletics, student activities, and other items. 

Textbooks- Most classes at ETSU require textbooks.  Visit the ETSU Bookstore web site to get a list of required books and cost for your classes.

BORDER COUNTY RESIDENTS

ETSU provides the opportunity for qualified students who are residents of approved border counties to pay at the in-state rate. The approved counties are:

  • North Carolina: Ashe, Avery, Haywood, Madison, Mitchell, Watauga, and Yancey 
  • Virginia: Lee, Scott, Washington

For academic requirements call Admissions at (423) 439-4213 or click here to visit the website.: 


ACADEMIC COMMON MARKET (ACM)

The Academic Common Market is an interstate agreement between southern states for sharing academic programs not readily available in the home state. The ACM allows out-of-state students (both undergraduate and graduate) in approved programs to pay in-state tuition and fees. For more information call Admissions at (423) 439-4213 or click here to visit the website. 


If you would like to estimate your tuition, click here to use the tuition estimator.