Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$9,070

$27,742

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
500
75th
590
25th
490
75th
27
25th
20
75th
25
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,568
Declined 528
Total Received 9,096
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Public

22,408

undergraduate students

2,938

graduate students

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School Facts

Middle Tennessee State University, 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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 25,346
Established in 1911
Coeducational Coeducational

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800-acre campus in Murfreesboro (population: 136,372), 30 miles from Nashville. Served by bus; major airport serves Nashville. Public transportation serves campus. School operates transportation to local shopping areas.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
500
75th
590
25th
490
75th
27
25th
20
75th
25
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,568
Declined 528
Total Received 9,096

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

86%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,637

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,200
Housing & Food $9,286
Additional fees $1,870
Books & supplies $1,260
Total $19,616
Average Financial Aid - $7,637
Total with Avg. Aid $11,979

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $35,538,616
State $10,748,514
Institutional
Other external
Total $46,287,130

Non-need-based

Federal $6,706,064
State $26,264,605
Institutional $14,607,816
Other external $12,350,830
Total $59,929,315

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 615 898-2830
F: 615 898-5167
fin_aid@mtsu.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, boxing, fencing, football, ice hockey, in-line hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, paintball, racquetball, rugby, sky diving, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, wheelchair tennis, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, fencing, martial arts, racquetball, rugby, sky diving, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball, wheelchair tennis

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, kickball, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sun Belt Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Actuarial Science. yes
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General. yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations. yes
Animal Sciences, General. yes
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Apparel and Textiles, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Cinematography and Film/Video Production. yes
Computational Mathematics. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Construction Management, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dance, General. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes yes yes
Education, Other. yes
Educational Evaluation and Research. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Family Resource Management Studies, General. yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Food Science and Technology, Other. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Forensic Science and Technology. yes
General Studies. yes yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes
History, General. yes yes
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management. yes
Industrial Technology/Technician. yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. yes
Information Technology. yes
Insurance. yes
Interior Design. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Library and Information Science. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering. yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Management. yes
Music Technology. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Plant Sciences, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public/Applied History. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes yes
Recording Arts Technology/Technician. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes yes yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mass Communication
  2. Recording Industry
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

25,346

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

22,408
students

Female
54%
12,013

Male
46%
10,395

12%

2,938
students

Female
62%
1,823

Male
38%
1,115

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

16,674
students

Female
53%
8,826

Male
47%
7,848

26%

5,734
students

Female
56%
3,187

Male
44%
2,547

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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