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Middle Tennessee State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,066 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,600 tuition
$8,246 on campus room & board
$1,540 books and supplies
$1,680 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$35,202 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$23,736 tuition
$8,246 on campus room & board
$1,540 books and supplies
$1,680 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,469 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
96% of students receive aid
51% get federal aid ($4,872 avg)
80% get state aid ($4,825 avg)
27% get institn'l aid ($5,469 avg)
53% get loans ($5,579 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.15% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.39% 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 $8,592 91%
Federal Grant Aid $4,872 51%
Pell Grants $4,591 49%
Other Federal Grants $1,681 13%
Institution Grant Aid $5,469 27%
State Grant Aid $4,825 80%
Student Loans $5,579 53%
Federal Loans $5,190 53%
Other Loans $9,955 2%

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 $275
Out of State $989


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Briunna - Somerville, TN
  • I am a current student here

    MTSU is a little pricey. If you can get financial aid, look to add more money than you expect. Looking at the education you will receive, it's worth the effort.

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  • 4
  • Michelle - Celina, TN
  • I am a current student here

    MTSU offers a varied curriculum and opportunity to continue education without it costing you in students loans longer than you will practice. For the money spent for higher education it is well worth consideration.

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