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Tuition & Fees

$8,084

$24,876

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,888
Declined + 2,957
Total Received 9,845
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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1  :  19

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mass Communication
  2. Recording Industry
  3. Nursing
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School Facts

Middle Tennessee State, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive, public university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Basic and Applied Sciences, Business, Education, Liberal Arts, and Mass Communication. Its 800-acre campus is located in Murfreesboro, 30 miles southeast of Nashville.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 23,881
Established in 1911
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 1466
ACT 3994

Social Networks

Public

21,162

undergraduate students

2,719

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
30%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
35%
400-499
36%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
12%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
47%
12-17
26%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
58%
12-17
11%
6-11
-1%
Below 6
0
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Murfreesboro, TN

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Murfreesboro, TN

800-acre campus in Murfreesboro (population: 114,038), 30 miles from Nashville. Served by bus; major airport serves Nashville. Public transportation serves campus. School operates transportation to local shopping areas.

Middle Tennessee State University
1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
58%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
16 fraternities 5% of male students
 
12 sororities 8% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
30%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
35%
400-499
36%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
12%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
47%
12-17
26%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
58%
12-17
11%
6-11
-1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,888
Declined + 2,957
Total Received 9,845

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Melinda Thomas
Director of Undergraduate Recruitment
P: 615 898-2111
F: 615 898-5478
admissions@mtsu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,084
Room & board $7,974
Books & supplies $1,540
Total $17,598
Average Financial Aid - $9,318
Total with Avg. Aid $8,280

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,318

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $40,322,948
State $8,340,172
Institutional $814,775
Other external
Total $49,477,895

Non-need-based

Federal $268,270
State $30,497,697
Institutional $8,379,219
Other external $1,877,675
Total $41,022,861

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sun Belt Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Winged Horse
School colors
royal blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Information Systems
Administration/Supervision
Aerospace
Aerospace Education
Agribusiness
Animal Science
Anthropology
Art
Art Education
Art History
Athletic Training
Aviation Administration
Biology
Business Administration
Business Education
Chemistry
Computer Science
Concrete Industry Management
Criminal Justice Administration
Curriculum/Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership Administration/Supervision
Educational Leadership Curriculum/Instruction
Electronic Media Communication
Elementary/Special Education
Engineering Technology
Engineering Technology/Industrial Studies
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science/Technology
Exercise Science/Health Promotion
Family/Continuing Studies
Finance
Foreign Languages
Geoscience
Global Studies
Health Education
Health/Physical Education/Recreation
History
Human Performance
Human Sciences
Industrial Technology
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Systems
Interior Design
International Relations
Journalism
Management
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mass Communications/Recording Arts/Technology
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Nutrition/Food Science
Office Management
Organizational Communications
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics/Astronomy
Plant/Soil Sciences
Political Science
Psychology
Public History
Reading
Recording Industry
Recreation/Leisure Services
School Counseling
Science
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech/Theatre
Textiles Merchandising/Design
University Studies
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Undergraduate

89%

21,162
students

Female
53%
11,295

Male
47%
9,867

Graduate

11%

2,719
students

Female
62%
1,680

Male
38%
1,039

undergraduateFull-time

82%

17,381
students

Female
54%
9,275

Male
46%
8,106

undergraduatePart-time

18%

3,781
students

Female
54%
2,020

Male
46%
1,761

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

72%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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