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Higher Education

Discover a wealth of higher education options near Bristol. King University, with its strong academic programs, provides a dynamic learning environment. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) offers diverse academic opportunities and research initiatives. Milligan University stands out for its commitment to Christian values and academic excellence. Additionally, Northeast State Community College provides accessible pathways to career readiness and academic advancement. Explore these institutions to find the perfect fit for your educational goals in the Bristol area.

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Bucs Go Beyond

ETSU was founded in 1911 with a singular purpose: to improve the quality of life for people in the region and beyond. At ETSU, you're part of an amazing family—not just while you're in college—but for life.


A Place for Growth

King University (originally King College) is a Presbyterian-affiliated Christian academic community dedicated to the integration of a robust liberal arts foundation and offers specialization in a contemporary range of degrees and exploration of faith. 


Driven by Scholarship, Community and Faith

Milligan is a Christ-centered liberal arts university in Johnson City, Tennessee, boasting a close-knit community, 355-acre picturesque campus, and over 100 majors, minors and other degree offerings.


We're Here to

Get You There

Northeast State provides university parallel programs designed for students desiring to transfer to another college or university, career programs for students planning to enter the workforce immediately upon graduation, and continuing education and community service programs for professional growth and personal enrichment.

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