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Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN, USA
3.63 Average Rating

Middle Tennessee State University is a 4-year public institution in central Tennessee founded in 1911. MTSU is home to eight colleges granting undergraduate degrees in over 140 academic programs as well as the first Honors College in the state. To provide a break from the rigors of academia, MTSU hosts a three-story student union and rec center featuring an indoor pool and climbing wall. All new students are asked to take the True Blue Pledge at MTSU’s annual Convocation Ceremony, committing to non-violent conflict resolution.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
90%
Out of State Students
6%
0
100
59%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1031
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision July 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 15, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
21,913
Total Number of Undergrads
19,523
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
20%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
44%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$11,381
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$9,090
Out-of-State Tuition
$27,942
0
100
60%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,728
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
325
Size of Town
City: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Nashville
Atlanta
Chattanooga
Knoxville
Memphis
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.63 Average Rating
I love Middle Tennessee State University! The teachers care about their students and are willing to help. It gets hard at times, but the campus offers help in almost every subject.
Alexandria from Memphis, TN
I think MTSU is a great school to get a good education at a good price, that is if you live in Tennessee.
Gregory from Collierville, TN

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