Tusculum College

Tusculum College

Tusculum College, also referred to as TC, is located in Tusculum, Tennessee, United States. It was founded in the year 1794. Students are offered degrees and certificates in various areas of study including computer information systems, environmental science, management accounting, business administration, religious studies, and medical technology.

Tusculum College's athletic teams are known as the Pioneers. The men's teams participate in baseball, basketball, football, cross country, golf, soccer, and tennis. The women's teams play basketball, cross country, soccer, golf, softball, volleyball, and tennis. The college is also home to various clubs and organizations including Alpha Chi, Baptist Student Union, College Republicans, Physical Education Club, and Student Government Association.

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Contacting Tusculum College

Tusculum College
60 Shiloh Road
Greeneville , TN 37743
General Phone: (423) 636-7300

Tusculum College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management337business management
Education and Teaching275special ed, early childhood special ed, adult education, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, art education, English teaching, math teaching, ...
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy20sports and fitness management, exercise science, health and fitness, athletic trainer
Liberal Arts14English, museum studies, interdisciplinary studies, political science, history
Therapy and Counseling7psychology
Media6mass communication
Conservation and Resource Management5conservation, environmental science
Mathematics3mathematics, mathematics and computer science
Art Studies3visual and performing arts
Medical Support and Technology0pre-pharmacy

Number of programs and degrees for Tusculum College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree59231
Master's degree903

Tusculum College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Tusculum College had a total enrollment of 2,605 students (1,913 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 55%
Women 45%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 93%
Graduate 7%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 83%
Black 10%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 10%
20-21 13%
22-24 17%
25-29 16%
30-34 13%
35-39 13%
40-49 13%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Tusculum College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %

Tusculum College Room and Board (2007)

Tusculum College offers campus housing for 594 of its 1,913 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Greeneville, Tennessee for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Tennessee Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Tusculum College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal430480
SAT Math433547
ACT Verbal1824
ACT Math1724
ACT Composite1924

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT27%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT67%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Tusculum College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 18,870
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 18,870
Room and board $ 7,120
Room charge $ 4,230
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,890
Books and supplies $ 960
Other expenses $ 2,800

Financial Aid:
Tusculum College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 352700)

Tusculum College Faculty

Tusculum College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3332

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*1*
Associate professorcalendar year2*7$49,013
Assistant professorcalendar year3$45,0394$43,846
All faculty totalcalendar year6$47,71912$47,889

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year7$52,3581*
Associate professoracademic year6$48,9643$45,098
Assistant professoracademic year16$41,19016$40,362
All faculty totalacademic year29$45,49420$41,502

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Tusculum College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football South Atlantic Conference
Basketball South Atlantic Conference
Baseball South Atlantic Conference
Track South Atlantic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports58141199

Tusculum College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Education And Teaching
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Museology/Museum Studies
Political Science and Government, General

Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General

Mass Communication/Media Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Pre-Pharmacy Studies

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Tusculum College Highlights

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What Sets Tusculum College Apart:

% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Tusculum College % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Tusculum College % of degrees in education and teaching
% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Tusculum College % students on athletic fin. aid
% students 40 years or older
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 19%Tusculum College % students 40 years or older

checked Presbyterian Church (USA) affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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