Middle Tennessee State University: Ranking & Review

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Murfreesboro Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 294 965
Top 6%

Middle Tennessee State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate59%59%59%
Applicants9,9384,3935,545
Admissions5,8982,6123,286
Enrolled undergraduates3,0161,4131,603
Enrolled total (including graduate students)21,9139,94711,966

6,650 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,594 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $35.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores110
Percent of students submitting SAT scores4%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
570
Math
530

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,728
Percent of students submitting ACT scores90%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
22
ACT Math
21

Middle Tennessee State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $22,722 $40,458
Off-campus $22,722 $40,458
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,154 and other expenses per full academic year.

Middle Tennessee State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,872 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,840 $24,576
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,772 $1,772
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $285 $1,024
Tuition for Full-time graduates $8,262 $22,860
Fees for full-time graduates $1,332 $1,332
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $459 $1,270

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 617 152 769
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 493 15 508
Education 180 220 28 428
Visual and Performing Arts 337 19 356
Health Professions and Related Programs 245 56 301
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 277 8 285
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 278 278
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 226 23 8 257
Psychology 215 38 253
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 151 53 6 210
Social Sciences 119 20 6 145
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 118 10 128
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 120 5 125
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 122 122
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 53 66 119
Transportation and Materials Moving 108 11 119
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 98 6 104
English Language and Literature & Letters 77 7 10 94
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 66 25 91
History 44 27 7 78
Mathematics and Statistics 50 9 10 69
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 63 63
Physical Sciences 49 12 61
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 20 20
Engineering 16 16
Philosophy and Religious Studies 15 15
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 6 6
Library Science 4 4
Grand Total204,137792755,024

A total of 4,157 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Middle Tennessee State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 867 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate44%39%49%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

General info

Alternative namesMTSU
Founded1911
MottoAgriculture and Commerce
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsroyal blue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,298
Instructional FTE1,013
Research FTE21
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitemtsu.edu
Address1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 37132
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone6158982300
Fax+1 (615) 898 5538

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