Tusculum University

Greeneville, Tennessee
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  • Private
    4 year
  • 1,234
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:17
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 0%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $26.4K
    Avg. Financial Aid
Tusculum University, Tennessee’s first college founded in 1794, provides an active and experiential education within a caring Christian environment to inspire civic engagement, enrich personal lives and equip career-ready professionals. Tusculum awards degrees in the Associate of Arts and the Associate of Sciences.


Founded 1794
Total Faculty 70
Total Enrollment 1,234
Full-Time Undergraduate 1,234
Programs 29
Courses 1,104
Equivalencies 2,921 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
Our goal is to assist in making an education at Tusculum University financially possible for all students who are accepted for admission through the use of a variety of resources that include scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs.
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Information for Transfer In Students

Accepts Transfers:
Yes. Students who have completed 12 college credits are eligible for acceptance with a 2.0 college GPA.
Adult Degree Completion Programs:
AA in General Studies AS in General Studies BA in Interdisciplinary Studies (Teacher Licensure) BA in Special Education BS in Business Administration BS Psychology BA English
Credit for Prior Learning:
Tusculum offers a Prior Learning Assessment that will help adult learners identify areas of learning they may want to have evaluated for college-level equivalency.
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Application Deadlines for Transfer

Rolling Admission
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Additional Information

Adult Learner Focused Institution:
Yes. Tusculum has an adult and online studies program dedicated to the adult learner looking to pursue their educational, career goals.
Veteran Friendly:
Flexible Options:
We offer online, hybrid, and on-campus courses through our AOS program. Students have the option to take classes in any of the three offered formats to fit their needs and schedule.
Student Services Extended Hours:
Tusculum offers a comprehensive tutoring center where students can arrange tutoring sessions that fit with their schedule. Tutoring is offered online and in person.
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Transfer Application Requirements

Minimum GPA:
Tusculum will consider transfer students with an average of 2.00 or better.
Official Transcripts:
Official Transcripts can be sent Electronically or by Mail. Electronic Transcripts need to be sent to admission@tusculum.edu. Mailed Transcripts need to be sent to PO Box 5051 Greeneville, TN 37745.
SAT/ACT Scores:
Transfer students with less then 12 transferable semester hours must send their standardized test scores.
Letters of Recommendation:
Not required. Students who do not meet the minimum admissions standards may be asked to provide Letters of Recommendation.
Not required. Students who do not meet the minimum admissions standards may be asked to provide a personal essay.
Application Fee:
Tusculum has not application fee. To secure your spot at Tusculum, there is a $100 Deposit required.
Although a personal interview is not required for admission, prospective students are encouraged to visit the Tusculum campus and meet with an admissions representative.
Associates Degree Required:
Not required.
Other Requirements:
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Transfer Credit Policy

Minimum Grade:
2.0 GPA
Credits (Min/Max):
12 hours of college level work.
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Virtual Tour

Please click the link above to view our beautiful, historic campus.

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Tusculum University

60 Shiloh Road
Greeneville, Tennessee 37745
United States
Main Phone:
(423) 636-7300
Find us on:
Delivery Method:
Courses are available online and on-campus.


Veterans Services Contact:
Shayne Cowden
Associate Registrar, VA SCO, Registrar's Department
423-636-7300 ext. 5708
Financial Aid Contact:
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Department, Financial Aid
Adult Learner Contact:
J’Quen Johnson
Director of Adult and Online Studies, Admissions
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Last updated on 1/8/2024 by Tusculum University.