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ELS/Johnson City set to open on the campus of East Tennessee State University
ELS is very pleased to announce the opening on March 5, 2012 of ELS/Johnson City, Tennessee. It will be located on the campus of East Tennessee State University, a public institution of 15,000 students classified as a Doctoral/Research University.
ELS/Johnson City will offer students an additional study option at a well-respected public university in a dynamic college town setting. Initially, the center will offer English for Academic Purposes, General English, Semi-intensive English and American Explorer. It will operate as a Schedule B Center.
East Tennessee State University
East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is a state institution with 112 undergraduate programs, seven graduate certificates, 75 Masters programs and 13 Doctoral programs. As part of the Tennessee Board of Regents system of colleges and universities, ETSU is the fourth-largest university in the state.
Listed by The Princeton Review as one of America’s Best Value Colleges, ETSU has a number of noteworthy programs, including the Quillen College of Medicine, consistently ranked as one of the top schools nationwide for rural medicine and primary care education. Additional outstanding programs include the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, the College of Nursing and the recently formed College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences.
ETSU will be issuing Conditional Letters of Admission (CLAs) for completion of Level 112 for both undergraduate and graduate majors. Sample programs include Biomedical Sciences, Nursing and Public Health. Popular undergraduate majors include Environmental Health, Digital Media, and Bluegrass/Old-
ELS students will have access to all of the university’s facilities including the library, weight room, 200-meter indoor track, martial arts training area, racquetball/
On-campus housing in the Buccaneer Ridge Apartments, as well as homestays, will be available for ELS students.
Johnson City, Tennessee
• Johnson City is a regional shopping and cultural hub with a population of 63,200. It has been ranked by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine as # 5 in “The 10 Least-Expensive Cities for Living in the USA.” It is part of an area known as the “Tri-Cities”
• Known for its live music, this region will offer music lovers a chance to experience a variety from classical to bluegrass to heavy metal. Students will also be able to experience a wide range of recreational opportunities such as climbing, hiking, skiing, white water rafting, boating, fishing and golfing.
Watch for further news about this new center’s March 2012 opening!