Traditional Program

For current high school, transfer, international, dual enrollment, and home-schooled students


Grounded in our Presbyterian faith tradition, Tusculum delivers transformational student learning experiences.

A wide range of majors–from museum studies to nursing–are combined with service learning and travel opportunities, an Honors Program, and a Bonner Leaders Program.

The Pioneer Experience at Tusculum University encourages you to be who you are and to try new things, knowing you’ll never be lost in the crowd. With over 40 student led organizations to participate in, there are endless opportunities to discover how Tusculum will become a home away from home for you!


Adult and Online Studies

For today’s busy adult learners, including career-minded and working adults, whether they be first-time freshmen, or transfers


Quality employer-focused programs, convenient locations, flexible scheduling, and reasonable tuition

With undergraduate programs offered in nursing, education, business, psychology, and general studies, our unique class structure blends academics with practical application – in a collaborative and supportive environment!

We know that it can be difficult to balance hours spent on the job with quality time at home. We focus on the needs of today’s busy adult learner with face-to-face classes offered in the evening and several undergraduate programs offered fully online.


Dual Enrollment

High school students have the valuable opportunity to earn college credit and even earn their Associate degree through Tusculum’s Pioneer Academy.


Pioneer Academy is an ideal program for any high school student wishing to get a head start on their higher education. With a variety of courses all available online and face-to-face, any ambitious student can receive college credit while still in high school.

When enrolling in Pioneer Academy, students have the exceptional opportunity to also work toward and even earn their Associate degree. Tusculum University offers both an Associate of Arts and an Associate of Science in General Studies, an excellent first step toward earning a four-year degree. With advanced placement and dual enrollment credits, any motivated student has the potential to earn their undergraduate degree in just 3 years!



If you have any questions about Tusculum University, feel free to contact the Office of Admission at (423) 636-7312 or admission@tusculum.edu.