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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

$4,095 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
49% get federal aid ($4,849 avg)
82% get state aid ($5,242 avg)
33% get institn'l aid ($4,095 avg)
51% get loans ($5,816 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 $8,728 92%
Federal Grant Aid $4,849 49%
Pell Grants $4,561 48%
Other Federal Grants $1,715 12%
Institution Grant Aid $4,095 33%
State Grant Aid $5,242 82%
Student Loans $5,816 51%
Federal Loans $5,568 51%
Other Loans $9,504 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
  • 4
  • Michelle - Celina, TN
  • Oct-04-2017 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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  • 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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