Founded in 1794, Tusculum College is the oldest college in Tennessee, the twenty-eighth oldest college in the nation, and the oldest coeducational institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Located in Greeneville, Tennessee, Tusculum College lies in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The city of Greeneville and Greene County have a combined population of over 65,000. Lis...ted in the Templeton Foundation's 'Guide to Character Building Colleges'; selected by the Carnegie Foundation as a model institution for education that encourages effective citizenship; one of three colleges in the country to operate on a focused calendar. Tusculum College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Both programs recorded a combined enrollment of 2128 for the 2011-12 academic year. Tusculum College competes in the South Atlantic Conference of the NCAA Division II. Tusculum fields 18 varsity sports teams, including: Baseball, Men's and Women's Basketball, Men's and Women's Cross Country, Football, Men's and Women's Golf, Men's and Women's Soccer, Softball, Men's and Women's Tennis, Volleyball, Men's and Women's Lacrosse, and Men's and Women's Track.