Tuition & Fees

$24,860

$24,860

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,896
Declined + 243
Total Received 2,139
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Private (nonprofit)

1,488

undergraduate students

279

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 1812
ACT 4018

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Location

School Facts

Tusculum College, founded in 1794, is located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. The wooded, 140-acre campus is located in Greeneville, TN.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,767
Established in 1794
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Greeneville, TN

140-acre campus in Greeneville (population: 15,061), 35 miles west of Johnson City and 80 miles east of Knoxville; campus sites in Knoxville and Morristown. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Knoxville; smaller airport serves Blountville/Tri-Cities (40 miles).

Tusculum College
60 Shiloh Road
Greeneville, TN 37743

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program yes
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,896
Declined + 243
Total Received 2,139

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Melissa Ripley
Executive Director of Admission Operations and Residential Admission
P: 800 729-0256, extension 5631
F: 423 638-7166
admissions@tusculum.edu

Financial Aid

71%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$17,079

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $24,860
Room & board $9,190
Books & supplies $1,471
Total $35,521
Average Financial Aid - $17,079
Total with Avg. Aid $18,442

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,945,529
State $1,862,761
Institutional $3,622,800
Other external
Total $9,431,090

Non-need-based

Federal $7,456
State $1,112,032
Institutional $6,861,209
Other external $155,676
Total $8,136,373
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 729-0256, extension 5377
F: 423 250-4968
financialaid@tusculum.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Ashley Edens
Director of Financial Aid
aedens@tusculum.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Camping, Dodgeball, Fishing, Hiking, Homerun Derby, Soccer, Track And Field, Ultimate Frisbee, White Water Rafting, Yoga, Zombie Tag

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Athletic Directors

Doug Jones (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Deborah Davis (women's)
Associate Athletic Director/swa/compliance
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
South Atlantic Conference
Mascot
Pioneers
School colors
black and orange

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Art/Design
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Digital Media
Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
General Management
General Studies
History
Human Resources Management
Information Technology
Journalism
Management Accounting
Mathematics
Mathematics/Computer Science
Medical Pre-Professional
Medical Technology
Museum Studies
Nursing
Physical Education
Political Science/Pre-Law
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sport Management
Sports Science
Talent Development
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

1,767

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

1,488
students

Female
51%
765

Male
49%
723

16%

279
students

Female
68%
190

Male
32%
89

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,376
students

Female
50%
688

Male
50%
688

8%

112
students

Female
69%
77

Male
31%
35

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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