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Middle Tennessee State University
  • 4 Year
  • MURFREESBORO, TN

Report Card

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

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Middle Tennessee State is a public university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee in the Nashville Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 15,721 undergraduate students. The Middle Tennessee State acceptance rate is 94%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Music Management. Graduating 47% of students, Middle Tennessee State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,200.

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

Middle Tennessee State University Rankings

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MTSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
94%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1010-1260
ACT Range
20-26
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
$11,964 / 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
$8,832 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 175 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 197 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 196 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    31%
  • On Campus
    64%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
15,721 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,740
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
48%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 133 responses
  • Everyone is different
    35%
  • Diverse personalities.
    18%
  • Laid-back
    18%
  • This school has students from all over the world
    15%
  • Typical
    9%
  • 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. 240 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 286 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 137 responses
  • Diverse
    37%
  • Large campus
    32%
  • The best and biggest school in Tennessee!
    15%
  • Convenient
    6%
  • Helpful
    4%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Underrated
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
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. 114 responses

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