Tennessee State University

Nashville, Tennessee

Tennessee State University Overview

Student population

Address3500 John A. Merritt Blvd
Nashville, TN
School Websitewww.tnstate.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate
Application DeadlineAugust 1, 2020

Tennessee State University is a public, 4-year college based in Nashville, Tennessee that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Tennessee State University was $7,684, in addition to fees of $1,108. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Tennessee State University.

Tennessee State University has a 33% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Tennessee State University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Tennessee State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,684. Combined with fees of $1,108, room and board costs of $7,806, other expenses of $3,700 and the $2,700 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $21,512 in tuition.

Students at Tennessee State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Tennessee State University was $5,404 last year, with 73% of students being awarded federal aid. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Tennessee State University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Tennessee State University.

Tennessee State University has a good gender split, with 62% of undergraduates being female and 38% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 62% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 37% of students come from in-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Tennessee State University is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Tennessee State University Popular Majors and Programs

HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
PSYCHOLOGY
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
ENGINEERING
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS

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