Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN, USA
3.46 Average Rating

With two campuses in Nashville, Tennessee State University is the only state-funded Historically Black College and University in the state of Tennessee and part of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. TSU grants bachelor’s and graduate degrees in 77 academic fields of study. Every year, TSU celebrates its HBCU legacy through the university’s annual Founder’s Day Convocation. During the spring, undergraduates are invited to take part in the annual Tennessee State University-Wide Research Symposium to learn about having their research evaluated by faculty and professionals.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Major city
In-State Students
54%
Out-Of-State Students
44%
0
100
53%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2018
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
7,774
Total Number of Undergrads
6,121
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
10%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
40%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$9,186
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,792
Out-of-State Tuition
$21,512
Students Receiving Financial Aid
87%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,394
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
38%
62%
Student Organizations
142
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Nashville
Atlanta
Memphis
Chicago
Washington
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$35,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.46 Average Rating
Tennessee State University is a campus that is filled with opportunity and chances to change your life. The atmosphere is a family oriented, and a welcoming vibe for new students. The staff care about you as if you were their own.
Kiara from Ellenwood, GA
Tennessee State University is a comfortable environment were students can interact and share a bond with each other. They are committed to excellence that mold you into taking on responsibility to achieve your goals in life.
Alexis from Memphis, TN

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