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

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
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


Alice Lloyd College – Pippa Passes, KY                         

Appalachian State University – Boone, NC            

Art Institutes                                                       

Austin Peay State University – Clarksville, TN             

Carson-Newman University – Jefferson City, TN              

Clemson University – Clemson, SC                        

Converse College – Spartanburg, SC                     

Culinary Institute of America – Hyde Park, NY         

Davidson College – Charlotte, NC                          

Dension University – Granville, OH                         

Emory & Henry College – Emory, VA                              

Emory University – Atlanta, GA                                  

Erskine College – Due West, SC                              

East Tennessee State University – Johnson City, TN   

Georgia Tech – Atlanta, GA                                       

Graceland University – Lamoni, IA                         

Maryville College – Maryville, TN                

Memphis College of Art                                                  

Middle Tennessee State University – Murfreesboro, TN

Milligan University – Milligan, TN                                 

Mississippi State – Mississippi                                 

Northeast State - Blountville, TN                    

Northern Michigan University – Marquette, MI               

Randolph College – Lynchburg, VA             

Rhodes College – Memphis, TN                                

Southeastern University – Washington, DC       

TN College of Applied Technology- Elizabethton

TN College of Applied Technology - Morristown

TN Technological University – Cookeville, TN            

Tusculum University – Greeneville, TN                       

University of Connecticut – Storrs, CT                        

University of Memphis – Memphis, TN                   

University of Tennessee Chattanooga                             

University of Tennessee Knoxville                                   

University of the South – Sewanee, TN                   

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, VA                 

Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN                    

Washington University in St. Louis – St. Louis, MO     

Walters State Community College- Morristown, TN         


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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.

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