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This is a handy list of all the things involved in becoming a student at ETSU. Depending on your situation, some items may not apply to you. If you have any questions or problems, don't hesitate to ask an admissions counselor or contact our office.

Requirements for Admission Review the specific requirements for admission to ETSU.

Apply for Admission
Complete the undergraduate application form. You can submit the online application for admission:
  • submit non-refundable $35 application fee
  • choose Internation Undergraduate from application type on the online form
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Submit the paper application for admission
  • Use the Credit Card authorization form with paper applications to pay the $35 application fee
  • Return the paper application to
    • Office of Admissions
    • ETSU
    • PO Box 70731
    • Johnson City, TN 37614
Apply for International Student Admission
Complete the International Student Application (available in paper form only at this time) and return it to
  • Office of Admissions
  • ETSU
  • PO Box 70731
  • Johnson City, TN 37614
Forward your transcripts.
Request that official, certified secondary school and/or college grade (mark) sheets in English translations be sent directly to
  • The Office of Undergraduate Admissions
  • ETSU
  • PO Box 70731
  • Johnson City, TN 37614
An official copy is a sealed, unopened version. Faxed versions are acceptable for preliminary analysis only. Final acceptance requires official documents.
Submit Examination Results
Provide official results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). English Language Services (ELS) results from an official academic record demonstrating successful completion of Level 112 English for Academic Purposes can be submitted for English Language Proficiency. ETSU requires official ACT/SAT scores from international freshman applicants under the age of 21 who graduated from a US high school.
Apply for housing
If you are planning to live on campus (not required), you must apply early for university housing. Use the application available from the Housing webpage. Be sure to include the appropriate housing application fee.
Apply for your Meal Plan
If you are living on campus, fill out the Resident Advantage Mean Plan form and return it to the Campus Dining office. If you are living off campus, fill out the Commuter Meal Plan form and return it to the Campus Dining office or sign up online. Mailing address: ETSU Campus Dining, PO Box 70290, Johnson City, TN 37614.
Complete the health forms
New students must complete two health forms prior to registering for classes and enrolling in ETSU. The Student Health Form and the Meningitis and Hepatitis B Immunization Health Form. Health history requirements may be viewed from the Health Services webpage.
Provide Financial Support and Other Information
Provide certification from a parent or guardian or other responsible person or organization that ample financial support will be provided while attending ETSU. Financial documentation provided must be original documents.
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