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Kingsport City Schools will be closed for Spring Break March 27-31, 2017. Classes resume on Monday, April 3, 2017.

College Exploration

 
 
 
College Application Book 2016-17
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ACADEMIC COMMON MARKET

Is a degree program you’d like to pursue not available in your state? Is out-of state tuition a barrier to a major offered at a college in another state? Looking for options with lower tuition?

Study in a specialized field at an out-of-state college.
Pay in-state tuition rates.

To qualify, you must: 

Be a resident of one of 15 participating SREB states.

Select a program eligible for residents of your home state.

Complete the admission process at the institution that offers the program.

Be certified as a resident of your home state by contacting your state’s ACM coordinator.

 

 

Northeast State Community College Campus visits

Students coming to Northeast State for their College Day must have an appointment with NES. 

Appointments can be made in one of two ways: 1) calling 423.323.0243, or 2) signing up online via our website www.NortheastState.edu and clicking on the Campus Tours link at the bottom of our homepage. 

Campus visits normally last an hour to an hour and a half and include an overview of the college facilitated by one of our enrollment specialists followed by a campus tour led by one of our students.  

Make sure following the campus tour to return an excuse from NES to D-B attendance to count as a college day.

 

 

 

 

 

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COLLEGE WEB SITES 

Colleges offer multiple scholarships for students. Please go to the web

sites below for information about scholarships.  

Alice Lloyd College – Pippa Passes, KY                          www.alc.edu

Appalachian State University – Boone, NC                      www.appstate.edu

Art Institutes                                                                     www.artinstitutes.edu

Austin Peay State University – Clarksville, TN                  www.apsu.edu

Carson-Newman University – Jefferson City, TN                www.cn.edu

Clemson University – Clemson, SC                                   www.clemson.edu

Converse College – Spartanburg, SC                               www.converse.edu

Culinary Institute of America – Hyde Park, NY                  www.ciachef.edu

Davidson College – Charlotte, NC                                    www.davidson.edu

Dension University – Granville, OH                                   www.denison.edu

Emory & Henry College – Emory, VA                              www.ehc.edu

Emory University – Atlanta, GA                                       www.emory.edu

Erskine College – Due West, SC                                     www.erskine.edu

East Tennessee State University – Johnson City, TN        www.etsu.edu

Georgia Tech – Atlanta, GA                                            www.gatech.edu

Graceland University – Lamoni, IA                                   www.graceland.edu

Maryville College – Maryville, TN                                      www.maryvillecollege.edu

Memphis College of Art                                                    www.mca.edu

Middle Tennessee State University – Murfreesboro, TN      www.mtsu.edu

Milligan College – Milligan, TN                                         www.milligan.edu

Mississippi State – Mississippi                                           www.msstate.edu

Northeast State - Kingsport, TN                                         www.northeaststate.edu

Northern Michigan University – Marquette, MI                   www.nmu.edu

Randolph College – Lynchburg, VA                                  www.randolphcollege.edu

Rhodes College – Memphis, TN                                        www.rhodes.edu

Southeastern University – Washington, DC                       www.seuniversity.edu

Tennessee College of Applied Technology- Elizabethton    www.ttcelizabethton.edu

Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Morristown     www.ttcmorristown.edu

Tennessee Technological University – Cookeville, TN        www.tntech.edu

Tusculum College – Greeneville, TN                                 www.tusculum.edu

University of Connecticut – Storrs, CT                              www.uconn.edu

University of Memphis – Memphis, TN                             www.memphis.edu

University of Tennessee Chattanooga                             www.utc.edu

University of Tennessee Knoxville                                    www.utk.edu

University of the South – Sewanee, TN                             www.sewanee.edu

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, VA                        www.virginia.edu

Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN                                www.vanderbilt.edu

Virginia Intermont College – Bristol, VA                            www.vic.edu

Washington University in St. Louis – St. Louis, MO          www.wustl.edu

Walters State Community College- Morristown, TN           www.ws.edu

 

 

 

College Search

Go to: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search

**If you want to save your search results you must create an account.

Click on each filter along the left side of the screen and answer the questions within each filter. Note that you can indicate the degree of each filter area from “Don’t care” to “Must have”.

 

Once completed, view all of your matches. If you did not have any matches, change your preferences to

“want” instead of “must have”. Add colleges of your choice to your favorites.

 

Next steps:

  1. Plan a college visit to your favorite colleges
  2. Evaluate cost; consider financial aid & scholarship possibilities
  3. Decide on which colleges you want to apply to
  4. (Seniors) Apply online during College App Week Sept. 29-Oct. 4
  5. (Seniors) Complete FAFSA January 1 (estimate)
  6. (Seniors) Update FAFSA once taxes are completed
  7. (Seniors) Apply for scholarships throughout the year (local & national)
  8. (Seniors) Receive financial aid award letter from colleges & determine where you want to attend

 




Wondering where to go to college?  How much will it cost?  What do I need to get in?  What does the campus look like? 

Below are some websites to explore to help you learn more about various colleges.

Campus Explorer

Campus Tours

College Click TV

 
 
 
 
 
 

College Goal Tennessee website