College Announcements and Exploration

ETSU Summer Open House
Save the Date: June 17
Students are invited to explore ETSU with a full day of programming on Friday, June 17. Students will hear from faculty and staff about academics, affordability, student services, and campus life. Current ETSU students will lead campus tours.
Registration is now open at etsu.edu/openhouse.
 
 

Save the Date: ETSU Counselor Connect Event

High school counselors are invited to ETSU Campus for a special Counselor Connect Event, tentatively scheduled for September 9. It will be a chance to learn about ETSU, plus ETSU's Clemmer College (under which our education programs are housed) will provide an opportunity to earn CEUs during the event. More info to come!

 

 

ETSU’s Quillen College of Medicine to host medical summer camp for rural students
Rural high school students already eyeing a career in medicine can get an early glimpse into the field by attending the free Rural High School Medical Camp hosted by East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine.      Registration is now open for the camp, which is geared toward rising juniors and seniors or recent graduates of high schools from rural or underserved areas interested in becoming a primary care physician.    The week-long camp will be offered June 13-17, with students staying on the ETSU main campus in Governors Hall.
 

Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy Opportunities

ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy Open House Events* are open to any prospective student, high school teacher, counselor, and administrator interested in learning more about the pharmacy profession. Click here for pharmacy open house registration information and a downloadable flyer, and if possible, please post the flyer at your school!

 

Sewanee Environmental Institute’s Pre-College Field Studies Experience (SEI)
SEI is designed for students who are: Passionate about the outdoors, Interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in the study of the environment, Rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with a history of academic excellence.  To learn more about the program and to apply, visit https://new.sewanee.edu/academics/summer-in-sewanee/high-school-students/pre-college-field-studies-experience/
 
 
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UT Chattanooga Tour Plus
 
 
Come to campus for a tour, plus an academic department visit and talk to professors and students about what it’s like to study in your major. This is YOUR chance to ask questions and start planning for your future!

You’ll also enjoy a free lunch and get time with enrollment, financial aid and housing staff, too. Get more done, quicker with Tour Plus!      For more information, dates and registration visit https://www.utc.edu/enrollment-management-and-student-affairs/admissions/tour-plus
 
 

COLLEGE WEB SITES 

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 University – Milligan, TN                                           www.milligan.edu

Mississippi State – Mississippi                                           www.msstate.edu

Northeast State - Blountville, 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

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

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

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

Tusculum University – 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

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

 
 
 
 
 
 

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.