- Apply for Admission
Complete the undergraduate application online.
Submit a non-refundable $25 application fee.
Transfer students must apply, provide all required documentation, and be accepted for admission by
- Fall Semester: August 15
- Spring Semester: December 15
- Summer Semester: No deadline
- Admission Requirements
Students transferring with 12 or more attempted hours of credit must meet the GPA requirements below:
Attempted Hours GPA 12-29.0 1.4 29.1-45 1.7 45.1-59.9 1.9 60+ 2.0
Students who have attempted fewer than 12 transferable hours may be admitted by meeting the appropriate freshman admission requirements.
Note: Remedial and developmental courses are not used in determining eligibility for transfer admission.
- Transfer Admission Process
An application for admission as a transfer student will be considered complete and ready for review when the Office of Admissions has received the following:
- 1. the completed application for admission
- 2. official transcripts from each college or university attended
- 3. If less than 12 earned transferrable hours please submit an official high school transcript reflecting graduation, or official proof of high school equivalency
- 4. the $25 application processing fee
A complete application will be evaluated for admission. Students offered admission will be provided with a comprehensive transfer articulation review.
Please note: due to the high volume of requests, we are unable to offer a comprehensive transfer articulation review prior to an admission decision. You may use the TransferWorks tool to get an unofficial review of how your courses may transfer.
- Forward your transcripts
Request that official copies (sealed, unopened version) of your high school and college transcripts be sent directly to
- The Office of Undergraduate Admissions
- PO Box 70731
- Johnson City, TN 37614
Interested in transferring to ETSU? Want to see how your courses may transfer? Visit TransferWorks
- Tennessee Transfer Pathways
For information regarding Tennessee Transfer Pathways, please visit http://www.tntransferpathway.org
- Forward your dual-enrollment college transcript, Advanced Placement or other collegiate results
If you have completed college-level courses as a dual-enrollment student while in high school or through the Advanced Placement Program or other collegiate services, you must request an official transcript be forwarded to the Office of Admissions. It is important to record this credit to avoid duplication at ETSU.
- Apply for scholarships
Complete the scholarship application by the deadline date. Application details and procedures, as well as scholarship requirements may be viewed from the Scholarship webpage.
- Apply for Housing
If you are planning to live on campus (not required), you must apply early for university housing. Use the application available from the Housing webpage. Be sure to include the appropriate housing application fee.
- Apply for your Meal Plan
If you are living on campus, fill out the Resident Advantage Meal Plan form or if you are living off campus, fill out the Commuter Meal Plan form and return it to the Campus Dining office. Mailing address: ETSU Campus Dining, PO Box 70290, Johnson City, TN 37614.
- Complete the health forms
New students must complete two health forms prior to registering for classes and enrolling in ETSU. The Student Health Form and the Meningitis and Hepatitis B Immunization Health Form. Health history requirements may be viewed from the Health Services webpage.
- Apply for financial aid and lottery awards
To apply for need based financial aid, including loans, as well as the TN Lottery Scholarship program (available to TN residents only) you should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after January 1. The application should be completed and submitted before the priority deadline. You may complete an online FAFSA application or a paper form available in your high school counselor's office. Additional information regarding financial aid may be viewed from the Financial Aid webpage.
- Register for New Student Orientation
Orientation is required for all new students. Once admitted, you will receive information about orientation programs which are available throughout the year. You will meet with an academic advisor and register for your classes during orientation. Additional information is available from the Orientation webpage.