College-University Info.

Attention students attending ETSU Fall 2024
ETSU Freshman Meet with Admissions
April 23rd --  8:30-11:30 & 12:00-3:00
STEM Building, Room TBA
Students will learn how to navigate the orientation system, select an orientation date, and answer basic financial aid questions. 
Seniors Attending Northeast State Community College
Early Bird Registration
April 23, 2024
STEM Building
Milligan University Spring Campus Preview Days
Preview Days: We'll be hosting our final general Preview Day of this school year on Friday, March 22. Learn more here.
Computer Science Preview Day: We'll be hosting a Computer Science Preview Day on Friday, March 1. Learn more here.

Youth in Ministry Conference: We'll be hosting a Youth in Ministry Conference March 22-24. Learn more here.

Northeast State General Scholarship  


The Northeast State General Scholarship Application serves as the one application for the scholarships available at Northeast State.


Tennessee Promise and Tennessee Reconnect Scholarship recipients who apply for Northeast State Scholarships may be eligible to receive additional funding through the general scholarship program to help cover book and attendance costs.


Visit to learn more and apply.


Deadline: March 1, 2024



Global Health Leaders Conference at Johns Hopkins University
For students who are interested in global health and medicine.  Our international conference is a Johns Hopkins University student and faculty-led program open to students in grades 9-12. Through our conference, students from around the world learn about issues in global health, public health, and medicine through world-class lectures from leaders in these fields.  Virtual conference programming will be held throughout the summer of 2024. The conference consists of a series of multiple virtual events on multiple days throughout June-August 2024.
Deadline: March 1, 2024

“Four the Future” resets the conversation around the value of a four-year degree

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 14, 2023) – For the first time in state history, 10 public universities in Tennessee are coming together to launch a campaign aimed to increase public awareness of the value of a four-year university degree in Tennessee.    



Please read the attached "Four the Future" and "President Quotes" 






Students interested in Forestry and Natural Resources, make sure to check out this college guide from the Society of American Foresters.


Alice Lloyd College – Pippa Passes, KY                                   

Appalachian State University – Boone, NC                      

The Art Institutes                                                

Austin Peay State University – Clarksville, TN       

Belmont University - Nashville, TN       

Bryan College - Dayton, TN     

Carson-Newman University – Jefferson City, TN                        

Clemson University – Clemson, SC         

Converse College – Spartanburg, SC             

Culinary Institute of America  (locations in New York, California, Texas)

Cumberland University - Lebanon, TN

Davidson College – Davidson, North Carolina 

Emory & Henry College – Emory, VA                          

Emory University – Atlanta, GA                                

Erskine College – Due West, SC                                        

East Tennessee State University – Johnson City, TN          

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)  – Atlanta, GA                                   

Johnson University - Knoxville, TN and Kissimmee, FL

King University - Bristol, TN

Kingsport Center for Higher Education

Lincoln Memorial University - Harrogate, TN

Mars Hill University - Mars Hill, NC

Maryville College – Maryville, TN                      

Middle Tennessee State University – Murfreesboro, TN         

Milligan University – Milligan, TN                                         

Northeast State - Blountville, TN        

Savannah College of Art and Design   

Sewanee: The University of the South – Sewanee, TN   

TN College of Applied Technology Elizabethton    

TN College of Applied Technology Elizabethton - Kingsport Extension Campus

TN College of Applied Technology Morristown       

TN Tech University – Cookeville, TN                     

Tusculum University – Greeneville, TN                           

University of Georgia - Athens, GA

University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY

University of Memphis – Memphis, TN                         

University of Tennessee Chattanooga              

University of Tennessee Knoxville                                        

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, VA             

Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN          

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

Walters State Community College- Morristown, TN           

Western Carolina University - Cullowhee, NC


College Search

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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


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.