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Tennessee State University Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$9,614/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,657/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,059/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,061/ year
  • $76-110k
    $15,153/ year
  • $110k+
    $16,497/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$7,256/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$19,976/ year
Average Housing Cost
$3,660/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,654/ year
Books & Supplies
$2,300/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
77%
Average Loan Amount
$6,852/ year
National
$6,768
Student Loan Options from Lenders
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  • Affordable fixed or variable rates
  • No application, origination or disbursement fees
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  • Loans from community lenders that put people before profits
  • Easy, online app with ability to add a cosigner in minutes
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  • Simple, straightforward student loans with an easy application
  • Flexible repayment options, and strong borrower protections

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
97%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,180/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    71%
  • State Grant Aid
    37%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    32%
  • Pell Grant
    70%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $5,508
  • State Grant Aid
    $3,913
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $7,519
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,955
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 164 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    21%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    32%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    22%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    22%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    3%
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Overall Value

Value
B-
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
66%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.56 responses
Graduation Rate
34%
National
49%
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