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Middle Tennessee State University
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  • 4 Year
  • MURFREESBORO, TN

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Middle Tennessee State is an above-average public university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee in the Nashville Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 15,112 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Middle Tennessee State acceptance rate is 68%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 54% of students, Middle Tennessee State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,200.

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1301 EAST MAIN ST
MURFREESBORO, TN 37132
About Middle Tennessee State...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Conference USA

Middle Tennessee State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

MTSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
68%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1010-1210
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$12,617 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,747 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 183 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 219 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 218 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    37%
  • On Campus
    56%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
15,112 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,491
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 155 responses
  • Everyone is different
    35%
  • Diverse personalities.
    21%
  • Laid-back
    15%
  • This school has students from all over the world
    14%
  • Typical
    8%
  • Transient
    3%
  • Well-known
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 262 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 308 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 159 responses
  • Diverse
    33%
  • Large campus
    29%
  • The best and biggest school in Tennessee!
    18%
  • Convenient
    8%
  • Helpful
    4%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Meh.
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 118 responses

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