Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN, USA
3.46 Average Rating

A public land-grant university, Tennessee State University is the only state-funded historically black university in the state. It is ranked #34 in Historically Black Colleges and Universities by U.S. News & World Report. TSU is a designated Doctoral University with Moderate Research Activity and a member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. The most popular majors are nursing, business administration and management, and criminal justice.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting 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
8,753
Total Number of Undergrads
7,007
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 National: 28%
0
100
40%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$10,493
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$6,216
Out-of-State Tuition
$18,936
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,473
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
142
Size of Town
City: Large
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
$34,400
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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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