East Tennessee State University Graduate Schools

East Tennessee State University (referred to as ETSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Johnson City, TN. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at East Tennessee State University is $10,736 for Tennessee residents and $25,856 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,008 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 13,713 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

East Tennessee State University (referred to as ETSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Johnson City, TN. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1927 - Current).
ETSU Directory Information
School NameEast Tennessee State University (ETSU)
Address1276 Gilbreath Drive, Johnson City, TN 37614
Phone423-439-1000
Webhttps://www.etsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.etsu.edu/admissions/#student_type
Financial Infohttps://www.etsu.edu/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at East Tennessee State University is $10,736 for Tennessee residents and $25,856 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,008 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 13,713 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 139 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 30 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$25,856
$10,736 for Tennessee Residents
Student Population3,008
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs139 graduate programs
(30 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at East Tennessee State University is $10,736 for Tennessee residents and $25,856 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $488 for Tennessee residents and $1,329 for out-of-state students.
East Tennessee State University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
East Tennessee State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)30 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of East Tennessee State University is $10,736 for Tennessee residents and $25,856 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.69% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Tennessee ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$8,244$1,791$22,950$1,791
2018-2019$8,460$1,855$23,598$1,855
2019-2020$8,640$1,919$23,760$1,919
2020-2021$8,640$1,919$23,760$1,919
2021-2022$8,784$1,952$23,904$1,952
The graduate school tuition & fees of ETSU is average compared to public graduate schools in Tennessee. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Tennessee graduate tuition is $21,780 (public) / $19,072 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
East Tennessee State University$10,736$25,856
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Tennessee Graduate Schools$16,508$19,291
Public$11,363$21,780
Private$19,072
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,752 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at East Tennessee State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 4.45% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,916. Off-campus living costs are increased by 21.98% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$7,952$3,585$7,952$3,585
2018-2019$8,472$5,385$8,472$6,285
2019-2020$8,242$5,385$8,242$5,385
2020-2021$8,938$5,520$7,818$6,870
2021-2022$9,582$5,520$10,746$7,170
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $488 for Tennessee residents and $1,329 for other students at East Tennessee State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 0.61% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tennessee ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$458$1,275
2018-2019$470$1,311
2019-2020$480$1,321
2020-2021$480$1,321
2021-2022$488$1,329

Graduate Programs at ETSU

East Tennessee State University offers 89 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,102 students have completed their study at East Tennessee State University.
Offered Degrees at East Tennessee State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree432735
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship121146
Doctor's degree - other20137
Post Bachelor's Degree26179
Post Master's Degree615
Total8951,102
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at East Tennessee State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Administration and Supervision (other) program with 14 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program with 131 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 77 completers.
East Tennessee State University offers 89 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,102 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 735 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 137 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 79 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 3 completers-
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 36 completers-
Communication7-
Mass Communication/Media Studies29-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences15-
Education [+] (2 completers) 116 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration20-
Educational/Instructional Technology12$41,000
Special Education and Teaching11-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services25$33,500
Elementary Education and Teaching7-
Secondary Education and Teaching1-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels18-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching18-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Reading Teacher Education4-
English Language And Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 9 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies4-
General Studies5-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Biomedical Sciences0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 11 completers-
Mathematics11-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 30 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness0$34,800
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management18-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science12-
Physical Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Chemistry17-
Geology/Earth Science16-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Psychology11-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 5 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration5-
Human Services [+] 78 completers-
Social Work78$36,300
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Sociology5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 6 completers-
Art/Art Studies6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 250 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist35-
Public Health66$47,600
Environmental Health1-
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist10-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse131$84,400
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)7-
Business [+] 81 completers-
Business Administration and Management44$45,400
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management7-
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce10-
Accounting20-
History [+] 12 completers-
History12-
Total735
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 30 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration29$74,700
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Biomedical Sciences6-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 9 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science9-
Psychology [+] 8 completers-
Psychology8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 78 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist12-
Public Health4-
Environmental Health2-
Physical Therapy/Therapist41-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing16-
Nursing Science3-
Business [+] 15 completers-
Organizational Leadership15-
Total146
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 137 completers-
Medicine69-
Pharmacy68-
Total137
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Education [+] (1 completers) 24 completers-
Urban Education and Leadership1-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)14-
Special Education and Teaching3-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist2-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor3-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Biostatistics4-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)0-
Epidemiology5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Gerontology0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 5 completers-
5-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Development Economics and International Development1-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 37 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management9-
Public Health5-
International Public Health/International Health3-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing10-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)10-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
History [+] 3 completers-
Public/Applied History3-
Total79
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Nursing Administration0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing4-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Total5

Graduate Student Population at ETSU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,008 students enrolled into East Tennessee State University graduate schools where it has total 13,713 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,871 full-time and 1,137 part-time graduate students. By gender, 963 male and 2,045 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,0089632,045
Full-time1,8716541,217
Part-tme1,137309828
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,317 White (77.03%), 195 Black/African American (6.48%), 68 Hispanic (2.26%), 102 Asian (3.39%), and 326 students with other races. 120 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,0089632,045
American Indian/Native American211
Asian1023963
Black/African American19562133
Hispanic682939
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White2,3177091,608
Two More923755
Un-Known1123181
Non-resident Alien1205565
East Tennessee State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,039 graduate students (34.54% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 421 graduate students (14.00% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,008
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,039
Enrolled Some Online Courses421
Not in Online Courses1,548
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at East Tennessee State University. 1,030 students are aged 20 to 24 (34.24% of total students), 3 students are aged below 20 (0.10%), 177 students are aged above 50 (5.88%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at East Tennessee State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,0089632,045
Age 18-19303
Age 20-211052976
Age 22-24925280645
Age 25-29809301508
Age 30-34369132237
Age 35-3925485169
Age 40-4936690276
Age 50-6416842126
Over 64945

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