94%

Acceptance Rate

$8,683

Avg.Financial Aid

003510

FAFSA Code

About Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

21,631

Website

www.mtsu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

The Middle Tennessee State University is a public university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Initially, the university began as Middle Tennessee State Normal School, but in 1965, the school became a university. The university also initiated online education in 1997 for those who aren’t able to attend the classroom study program.

The University has a wide variety of Nationally recognized degree programs at the Baccalaureate, Masters, and Doctoral levels. The university offers more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degrees in diverse disciplines. The courses help and prepare students for high-demand careers.

The university is committed to maintaining its aim of quality education and fostering a student-friendly environment. The university also focuses on personalized attention by maintaining access to free tutoring, advising, assessments, and additional supplemental instruction.

The university with a total population of the university is 21,631 with a student-faculty ratio of 18:1, the university is the second-largest producer of graduates in the State among the public universities.

Some of the notable alumni are Tay Keith an American record producer and songwriter, Erika Costell an American YouTuber, James M. Buchanan an American economist, and Albert Gore Sr. a former U.S. Representative.

The university is accredited and is recognized by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award masters, baccalaureate, and doctorate degrees.

Location & Contact

Address

1301 East Main Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6158982300
Fax: N/A
Request Info

Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

94%

SAT Range

1020 - 1240

ACT Range

20 - 26

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Different courses at the Middle Tennessee State University require different requirements to be fulfilled. However, the process for admission remains the same. The steps required for the admission process are as given below:

  • Fill Out Your Application

  • Pay Your Application Fee

  • Submit Admissions Materials

  • Submit Entrance Exam Scores

  • Submit All Previous Transcripts

  • File for the financial assistance

  • Register for the class and get started

In case of any problem, you are advised to contact the Office of Admissions by calling at askgrad@mtsu.edu or you can call them at 615-898-2840.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$12,294

Average Annual Cost

$7,032

Books And Supplies

$1,260

Other Fees

$1,826

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,698

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,148

Total One Year Cost

$22,964

The cost to study at the Middle Tennessee State University is affordable and it also provides various financial assistance to its students to make it much more cost-effective.

The total average tuition cost for studying at the university is $7,032. And books and supplies costs around $1,260, room and board costs around $8,698, and other fees need to pay is $1,826.

For more information, we suggest you follow the official website or our tuition page by clicking below.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

76%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

63%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$486

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

493 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

278 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

230 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

208 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

195 Graduates

Psychology, General

181 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

162 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

155 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

133 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

121 Graduates

Biology, General

116 Graduates

Air Transportation

108 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

102 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

100 Graduates

Marketing

82 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

77 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

68 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

66 Graduates

Social Work

66 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

65 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

62 Graduates

Public Health

58 Graduates

Political Science and Government

56 Graduates

Computer Science

55 Graduates

Family and Consumer Economics and R...

51 Graduates

Mathematics

50 Graduates

Animal Sciences

46 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

46 Graduates

History

46 Graduates

Engineering-Related Fields

42 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

39 Graduates

International/Global Studies

39 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

38 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

36 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

35 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

35 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

34 Graduates

Music

33 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

29 Graduates

Construction Management

27 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

25 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

25 Graduates

Sociology

24 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

22 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

21 Graduates

Area Studies

20 Graduates

Plant Sciences

18 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

16 Graduates

Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automat...

16 Graduates

Philosophy

16 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

15 Graduates

Anthropology

14 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

14 Graduates

Physics

14 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

14 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

12 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

11 Graduates

Economics

9 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

6 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

19,252

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

40%

Full-time

81%

Part-time

19%

Students Gender

Male

46%

US National: 44%

Female

54%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

65% White

0% Unknown

19% Black

6% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

8%

Out Of State

90%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$60,340 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

16%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,436/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,000/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,000/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Winged Horse

School Colors

royal blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Conference USA

Total Male Athletes

272

Total Female Athletes

149

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

29

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by MTSU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $8,976 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 47% and 53%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$14,834

$30,175

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$154 - 313

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

91%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,683

Students Receiving Federal Grants

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,257

Students Receiving State Aid

78%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,748

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

31%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,266

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,582

$30K - $48K

$9,849

$48K - $75K

$5,336

$75K - $110K

$3,791

> $110K

$3,510

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$46,287,130

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$59,929,315

The university does provide financial assistance to needy students in the form of financial aid. The students need to search for those financial aids for which they are eligible. 

The students are required to file the FAFSA form in order to be eligible for the financial aids provided by the university.

Middle Tennessee State University federal school code is 003510.

Students are eligible to receive average annual financial assistance of $8,683. Other than this, they can also get average federal assistance amounts to $5,257, average state aid amounts to $4,748, and average institutional aid amounts to $5,266.

The different types of financial aids available for students are:

  • Graduate Assistantships

  • Regional Scholars Program

  • Scholarship

  • External Funding

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