87% of students receive financial assistance
financial aid dollars awarded to students

Scholarships and Aid Available

Attending college is an investment in your future. Get the most value at ETSU, where 87% of students receive some type of financial assistance. ETSU offers federal, state and institutional funding in the form of grants, loans and student work programs.

Undergraduate Student Annual Estimated Cost of Attendance 2018/2019*

 Tuition (Estimate)Housing & Meals
IN-STATE $9,277 $8,136 $17,413
OUT-OF-STATE $28,459 $8,136 $36,595

*All fees are subject to change without notice. The actual cost of attendance varies and is adjusted yearly based on course load, room, board, and other expenses of the individual student. Tuition is based on 15 credit hours per semester.

Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid will help make college affordable for you. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1. ETSU's FAFSA code is 003487.

Financial Aid Website

Scholarship Office

ETSU offers a wide variety of scholarships through the Scholarship Office to help make college affordable for you. Complete the application for general university scholarships between October 1 and March 1 to see if you qualify for one of the many available scholarships!

Scholarship Office Website

In-State Scholarships

Presidential 30/1390 3.9 $5,000
Provost 27/1280 3.5 $4,000
Deans 26/1240 3.5 $3,000
Faculty 25/1200 3.5 $2,000
Faculty 22-24/1100-1190 4.0 $2,000

Out-of-State Scholarships

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