East Tennessee State University

Greetings from East Tennessee State University! I know that now, maybe more than every before, your students and their families are worried about the cost associated with attending college. There is so much going on in our world and many families are experiences new and unique challenges! Here at ETSU, we want to ensure that obtaining a university degree is obtainable for your students and want to highlight briefly the ETSU Promise Plus Program for incoming students.

The ETSU Promise Plus Program is for incoming freshman who are receiving the maximum Pell Grant and the Tennessee HOPE Scholarship. Students receiving both of these awards are eligible for the ETSU Promise Plus Program! ETSU Promise Plus includes:

  • 4 years of free tuition at ETSU
  • Up to $6,000 in on-campus housing scholarships ($1,500 annually)
  • Free participation in pre-college programs, including orientation, Preview ETSU, and QUEST.
  • A seat in ETSU's first-year experience course designed to support a successful transition to college.
  • Access to faculty and peer mentors
  • Career support
  • Free membership to the Buccaneer Family Association

Interested students should apply for admission to East Tennessee State University and submit their FAFSA. Our office is notifying students about eligibility starting in December.