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Middle Tennessee State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$16,067 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,616 tuition
$7,532 on campus room & board
$1,325 books
$1,594 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$30,683 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$20,232 tuition
$7,532 on campus room & board
$1,325 books
$1,594 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,538 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
50% get federal aid ($4,597 avg)
84% get state aid ($5,022 avg)
23% get institn'l aid ($3,538 avg)
53% get loans ($5,148 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.39% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.81% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,886 93%
Federal Grant Aid $4,597 50%
Pell Grants $4,516 49%
Other Federal Grants $731 10%
Institution Grant Aid $3,538 23%
State Grant Aid $5,022 84%
Student Loans $5,148 53%
Federal Loans $5,023 52%
Other Loans $8,223 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: December 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Middle Tennessee State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615) 898-2300
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $234
Out of State $843


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Lauren from Murfreesboro, TN
  • May-22-2014 I am a current student here

    My adviser actually has given me confidence with my future in my career, which has been incredibly valuable to me. The in-state tuition has been worth the money and financial aid is easy to obtain. The faculty all seem passionate about teaching which makes attending class more fun.

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  • 4
  • Tyreisha from Murfeesboro, TN
  • May-13-2014 I am a current student here

    For anyone who enjoys having fun, while getting an education, meeting people and making connects, I highly recommend this school. This school offers so much for its fellow students. I enjoy the diversity on campus as well and the interactions that everyone makes with each other.

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  • 5
  • Jacklyn from TN
  • Mar-29-2014 I am a current student here

    In-state tuition is the best here, which is one of the reasons why I came to MTSU. MTSU has a lot of students here who have to work in college and they realize this by lowering costs and making tuition very affordable.

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