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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
  • 5
  • Kayla from Murfreesboro, TN
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Most R.I.M. majors can get instate tuition from MTSU even if they are from all the way across the United States. They offer a lot of scholarships and being in state the lottery scholarship plus one other, covers all of my costs for class. Can't complain about free education.

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  • 4
  • Jose from Murfreesburo, TN
  • Dec-24-2014 I am a current student here

    The tuition itself is definitely worth the cost. The classes are great and the school is amazing. Its only the add on fees and charges that make paying for school kinda annoying.

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  • 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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