Middle Tennessee State University Rankings

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In the World#847 of 14178
In North America#282 of 2629
In the United States#252 of 2528
In Tennessee#6 of 58
In Murfreesboro#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
94%
Average SAT
1135
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
19,461
Graduates
2,260
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
mtsu.edu

Middle Tennessee State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate94%93%94%
Applicants8,9734,1604,813
Admissions8,4093,8614,548
Freshmen enrolled full time3,2821,6401,642
Freshmen enrolled part time301614

6,293 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,627 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
71 or 2%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1010
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Middle Tennessee State University are 1010-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
3,033 or 93%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Middle Tennessee State University are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White14035 (65%)
Black or African American3825 (18%)
Hispanic1404 (6%)
Asian829 (4%)
Two or more races788 (4%)
Nonresident Alien747 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native28 (0.1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown26 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander15 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,832
Students receiving aid
96%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,200$8,946
Tuition in-state$7,200$8,946
Tuition out-of-state$25,872$24,768
Fee in-district$1,870$1,404
Fee in-state$1,870$1,404
Fee out-of-state$1,870$1,404

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,872
Combined charge for room and board$9,772
Room charge$5,572
Meal charge$4,200

Middle Tennessee State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General20190
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies26012
Music Management207
Psychology, General16039
Biology & Biological Sciences, General1617
Mass Communication & Media Studies1408
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration1424
General Studies11229
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General135
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse7652
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other122
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1125
Journalism114
Accounting7637
Finance, General8910
Social Work8115
Management Information Systems, General90
English Language and Literature, General74104
Computer Science786
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering79
History, General5522
Marketing & Marketing Management, General77
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels66
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General65
Curriculum and Instruction65
Art & Art Studies, General62
Speech Communication and Rhetoric56
Political Science and Government, General56
Music, General469
Information Technology55
Family Resource Management Studies, General50
Engineering & Industrial Management50
Biochemistry49
Engineering Technology, General48
Animal Sciences, General48
Educational Leadership and Administration, General46
Public Health Education and Promotion44
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General44
Construction Management41
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other40
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General19510
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist33
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General32
Sociology239
Biological and Physical Sciences31
Industrial and Organizational Psychology31
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General30
Mathematics, General1515
Early Childhood Education and Teaching29
Actuarial Science27
International Relations and Affairs1710
Music Technology27
Economics, General1664
Special Education and Teaching, General179
Cinematography and Film & Video Production26
Geology & Earth Science, General25
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations25
Apparel and Textiles, General24
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management24
Anthropology23
International & Global Studies23
Chemistry, General147
Library and Information Science21
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies19
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects16
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations16
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services15
Plant Sciences, General14
Athletic Training & Trainer14
Forensic Science and Technology13
Interior Design12
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician11
Recording Arts Technology & Technician10
Reading Teacher Education37
Philosophy9
Business Teacher Education81
Industrial Technology & Technician9
Physics, General8
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia8
Business & Commerce, General8
Food Science and Technology, Other7
African-American & Black Studies6
Business & Managerial Economics6
Foreign Language Teacher Education6
Educational Evaluation and Research6
Dance, General5
Public & Applied History5
Education, Other5
Religion & Religious Studies4
Molecular Biology4
Art Teacher Education3
Horse Husbandry & Equine Science and Management3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Computational Mathematics2
Elementary Education and Teaching1
Grand Total4,04773047
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate47%40%52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 54%

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,026
Citations
95,257

Publication count by topic

Psychology
1,074
Biology
446
Computer science
403
Business
348
Medicine
331
Mathematics
327
Sociology
303
Economics
272
Chemistry
265
Political science
198
History
131
Art
120
Engineering
112
Physics
95
Materials science
92
Environmental science
77
Geography
73
Philosophy
36
Geology
27

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology63431,971
Business6498,346
Sociology7194,216
History762222
Political science7851,651
Economics7936,113
Art105375
Computer science13156,699
Mathematics14574,001
Biology156411,228
Medicine16446,369
Engineering17601,544
Geography1775542
Physics18641,334
Philosophy190314
Geology1916369
Environmental science2224658
Chemistry25732,660
Materials science26751,254

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199034222
199130234
199234205
199346259
199448263
199557398
199661386
199754377
199859429
199959515
200060627
200172698
200296837
2003831046
20041151209
20051171457
20061281934
20071512056
20081682849
20091843264
20101663694
20111964651
20121635585
20132156019
20142316753
20152447162
20162466807
20172866558
20182906181
20193627378
20203678074

General info

Alternative namesMTSU
Founded1911
WikipediaMiddle Tennessee State University
MottoAgriculture and Commerce
Colorsroyal blue, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff2,323
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 37132
United States
City population147,000
Phone6158982300
Fax+1 (615) 898 5538

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