About East Tennessee State University
East Tennessee State University was founded in 1911. It is part of the Tennessee Board of Regents system of colleges and universities, the nation's sixth largest system of public education, and is the fourth largest university in the state.
East Tennessee State University aims to enhance in students development and nurture them to become a productive, responsible citizen who actively contribute to their communities and around the world. ETSU provides outstanding programs of study, enhanced access to education, distinctive education and research opportunities, and a variety of distance education offerings to attract students from around the region and the world. ETSU encourages a diverse population is necessary for the intellectual, social, economic, and professional development of our campus and regional communities