Tusculum College

Greeneville, TN 37743
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Tusculum College is one of the forty-four private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Tennessee. The campus is located in Greeneville town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,767 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 321 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 209 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 65%). Every year 33% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students1,767
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 1 13
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 65.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1926 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT880 to 1080
ACT17 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$732/credit
In State Students$732/credit
Out of State Students$732/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$365/credit
In State Students$365/credit
Out of State Students$365/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $32,940 $32,940 $32,940
ADN 70 $51,240 $51,240 $51,240
BSN 125 $91,500 $91,500 $91,500
FNP 50 $18,250 $18,250 $18,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Tusculum College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 56% $4,575
Other Federal Grant 22% $1,016
State Grant & Scholarships 40% $5,635
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 96% $13,898
Federal Student Loans 72% $5,384
Private Loans 4% $7,374


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$14,474
$30,001 to $48,000$16,798
$48,001 to $75,000$18,456
$75,001 to $110,000$20,238
Over $110,000$21,224

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Tennessee state board of nursing.
Tusculum College
60 Shiloh Road
Greeneville, TN 37743

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