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Tennessee State University Academics

About the Professors

Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Female Professors
44%
Male Professors
56%
Average Professor Salary
$85,488
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    44%
  • Asian American
    10%
  • Hispanic
    2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    6%
  • Multiracial
    3%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    36%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
72%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.104 responses
Poll
63%
of students say professors care about their students' success.104 responses
Poll
53%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.104 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.104 responses

Quality of Education

Academics
C+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
39%
National
48%
Full-Time Retention Rate
64%
Part-Time Retention Rate
30%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$2,873
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

What Students Say About Education

Poll
Which statement(s) best describes the quality of education you're getting?
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97%
of students say they attend class.68 responses
66%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.68 responses
96%
of students say they do all their homework.68 responses
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