Middle Tennessee State University: Statistics

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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
94%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
19,188
Graduates
2,892
Male:Female Ratio
44:56
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
mtsu.edu

Middle Tennessee State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 94% 93% 95%
Applicants 9,096 4,110 4,986
Admissions 8,568 3,836 4,732
Freshmen enrolled full time 3,035 1,488 1,547
Freshmen enrolled part time 58 26 32

9,976 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,276 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
218 or 9%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 990
or below

75% of them
had 1200
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Middle Tennessee State University are 990-1200 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,796 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

White 14400 (65%)
Black or African American 3771 (17%)
Hispanic 1503 (7%)
Asian 890 (4%)
Two or more races 801 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 503 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 141 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 28 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 21 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,178
Students receiving aid
98%

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 capacity 2,872
Combined charge for room and board $9,286
Room charge $5,572
Meal charge $4,200

Middle Tennessee State University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 192 89
Psychology, General 212 27
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 238
Music Management 184
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General 156
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 85 64
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 138 5
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 130 7
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 118 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 121 9
General Studies 98 25
Journalism 122
Accounting 94 22
Mass Communication & Media Studies 99 10
Management Information Systems, General 100
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 93
Finance, General 71 21
Computer Science 73 18
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 82
Social Work 56 25
English Language and Literature, General 63 4 6
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 70
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 68
Music Technology 68
Animal Sciences, General 66
Curriculum and Instruction 61
Art & Art Studies, General 59
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering 59
Political Science and Government, General 56
History, General 46 8
Biochemistry 53
Engineering & Industrial Management 53
Family Resource Management Studies, General 53
Information Technology 50
Business & Commerce, General 48
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 48
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 47
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General 47
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 44
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 43
Biological and Physical Sciences 39
Construction Management, General 39
Elementary Education and Teaching 39
Geology & Earth Science, General 33 5
Music, General 30 7
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 36
Public Health Education and Promotion 33
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 31
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 31
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 27
Apparel and Textiles, General 22
Anthropology, General 21
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 21
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 20
Forensic Science and Technology 20
Mathematics, General 14 6
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations 19
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 19
Economics, General 8 7 4
Interior Design 19
Sociology, General 15 4
Actuarial Science 18
Chemistry, General 13 5
International & Globalization Studies 18
Special Education and Teaching, General 17
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations 14
Library and Information Science 14
Plant Sciences, General 14
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 8 1 5
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 13
International Relations and Affairs 9 4
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 12
Educational Evaluation and Research 11
Business and Innovation & Entrepreneurship Teacher Education 6 4
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 10
Athletic Training & Trainer 9
Dance, General 9
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 9
Physics, General 9
Computational Mathematics 8
Foreign Language Teacher Education 8
Insurance 8
Molecular Biology 7
Philosophy 7
Recording Arts Technology & Technician 7
Art Teacher Education 6
Business & Managerial Economics 6
Education, Other 6
Reading Teacher Education 2 4
Religion & Religious Studies 6
Industrial Technology & Technician 5
Public & Applied History 5
Mathematics Teacher Education 4
African-American & Black Studies 3
Public Health, General 3
Horse Husbandry & Equine Science and Management 2
Food Science and Technology, Other 1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 1
Grand Total 4,039 722 56
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 51% 47% 55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,522
Citations
91,625

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,262 / 27,709
Psychology
832 / 29,953
Business
707 / 18,128
Medicine
697 / 16,472
Biology
475 / 12,794
Computer Science
469 / 10,116
Mathematics
457 / 8,976
Engineering
365 / 8,774
Economics
353 / 6,976
Social Psychology
339 / 13,163
Chemistry
296 / 5,015
Sociology
287 / 5,150
Environmental Science
274 / 5,312
Art & Design
272 / 2,514
Physics
259 / 4,306
Math Teachers
205 / 3,921
Political Science
182 / 854
Demography
165 / 6,357
Child Psychology
151 / 6,120
Marketing
142 / 6,743
Communications and Public Relations
141 / 5,465
Health Science
127 / 2,476
Education Majors
122 / 5,843
History
118 / 303
Materials Science
107 / 1,592
Ecology
97 / 3,146
Finance
95 / 739
Advertising
90 / 4,029
Clinical Psychology
90 / 2,724
Cognitive Science
88 / 3,033
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
85 / 726
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
79 / 2,436
Physical Therapy
76 / 2,788
Public Health
75 / 3,211
Healthcare Management (MHA)
72 / 681
Geography and Cartography
69 / 854
Media Studies
67 / 266
Law
66 / 687
Investment Banking and Stock trading
65 / 932
Management Information Systems
64 / 1,902

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 34 215
1992 37 199
1993 50 268
1994 50 283
1995 55 395
1996 62 371
1997 62 405
1998 64 441
1999 62 546
2000 62 658
2001 84 716
2002 102 874
2003 90 1068
2004 123 1310
2005 127 1555
2006 136 2048
2007 162 2264
2008 181 3075
2009 199 3582
2010 189 4130
2011 207 5061
2012 174 6101
2013 232 6561
2014 245 7317
2015 263 7741
2016 265 7405
2017 295 7211
2018 320 7542
2019 388 8711
2020 391 9908
2021 391 11707

Middle Tennessee State University alumni

  1. Amy Lee

    Amy Lee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    singerrecording artistlyricistsinger-songwriterguitarist
    Biography

    Amy Lynn Hartzler is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. She is the co-founder, lead vocalist, and sole constant member of the rock band Evanescence. Alongside her contributions with the band, Lee has also participated on other musical projects including Nightmare Revisited and Muppets: The Green Album from Walt Disney Records. She has performed collaborations with artists such as Korn, Seether, and David Hodges. Lee composed the soundtrack to the films War Story (2014) and Indigo Grey: The Passage (2015) with cellist Dave Eggar, and the song "Speak to Me" for the film Voice from the Stone (2017). She possesses a mezzo-soprano vocal range.

  2. Sondra Locke

    Sondra Locke
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-2018 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    singertelevision actormodeldirectorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Sandra Louise Anderson, professionally known as Sondra Locke, was an American actress, director and producer. She achieved worldwide recognition for her relationship with Clint Eastwood and the six hit films they made together.

  3. Hillary Scott

    Hillary Scott
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    songwritersingersinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Hillary Dawn Scott-Tyrrell is an American singer and songwriter. She is the co-lead singer of Lady A, previously known as Lady Antebellum, a country music group that was formed in 2006, and is signed to Big Machine Records.

  4. Julien Baker

    Julien Baker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 27)
    Enrolled in Middle Tennessee State University
    Studied sound technology and literary studies
    Occupations
    guitaristsinger-songwritercomposersongwriter
    Biography

    Julien Rose Baker is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Her music is noted for its moody quality and confessional lyrical style, as well as frank explorations of issues including spirituality, addiction, mental illness, and human nature.

General info

Alternative names MTSU
Founded 1911
Motto Agriculture and Commerce
Colors royal blue, white
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff 2,333
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 37132
United States
City population 153,000
Phone 6158982300
Fax +1 (615) 898 5538

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