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Tuition & Fees

$8,404

$25,972

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,927
Declined + 2,237
Total Received 8,164
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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1  :  18

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 22,511
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

20,140

undergraduate students

2,371

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
34%
500-599
24%
400-499
21%
300-399
9%
200-299
3%
700-800
0
600-699
30%
500-599
37%
400-499
24%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
25%
18-23
43%
12-17
19%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
29%
18-23
54%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
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
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
36%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
16 fraternities 6% of male students
 
12 sororities 8% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
34%
500-599
24%
400-499
21%
300-399
9%
200-299
3%
700-800
0
600-699
30%
500-599
37%
400-499
24%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
25%
18-23
43%
12-17
19%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
29%
18-23
54%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
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)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,927
Declined + 2,237
Total Received 8,164

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 $8,404
Room & board $8,550
Books & supplies $1,540
Total $18,494
Average Financial Aid - $9,609
Total with Avg. Aid $8,885

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,609

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $37,167,509
State $7,653,611
Institutional $892,570
Other external
Total $45,713,690

Non-need-based

Federal $5,998,724
State $28,147,674
Institutional $9,927,905
Other external $9,736,030
Total $53,810,333

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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%

20,140
students

Female
54%
10,816

Male
46%
9,324

Graduate

11%

2,371
students

Female
63%
1,496

Male
37%
875

undergraduateFull-time

80%

16,167
students

Female
54%
8,660

Male
46%
7,507

undergraduatePart-time

20%

3,973
students

Female
55%
2,156

Male
45%
1,817

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
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

72%

Transfer applicants accepted

74%

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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