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Middle Tennessee State University
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  • Graduate School
  • MURFREESBORO, TN

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Middle Tennessee State is a public graduate school in Murfreesboro, Tennessee in the Nashville Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 2,379 graduate students. Of the 41 graduate programs offered at Middle Tennessee State University, 5 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Middle Tennessee State University are Business, Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine, and Teaching. 70% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
2,379
Part-Time Grad Students
1,659
Research Assistants
48
Teaching Assistants
457
Racial Diversity
  • White
    72.6%
  • African American
    10.8%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    8.5%
  • Asian
    3.3%
  • Hispanic
    2.9%
  • Multiracial
    1.5%
  • Native American
    0.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%
  • Unknown
    0%

Student Life

Poll
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Driven
    39%
  • Down-to-earth
    11%
  • Friendly
    44%
  • real-world problem solvers
    6%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 17 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    6%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    29%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    65%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
94%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 18 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 18 responses
Poll
72%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 18 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 18 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    50%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    28%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    11%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    6%
  • More than $100,000
    6%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 18 responses
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    6%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    17%
  • $100,000 - $125,000
    6%
  • Did not graduate yet
    72%
78%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 18 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$66,984
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,152
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$274,600
National
$244,900

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