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Middle Tennessee State University

A Tennessee Board of Regents University
Middle Tennessee State University

Founded in 1911, Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) is one of the oldest and largest public universities in the state educating over 23,000 students. MTSU is the No. 1 choice of undergraduate students in Tennessee and occupies over 500 acres at the geographic center of the state in Murfreesboro. Nashville, the state capital, is only 30 miles away. In its earliest days, MTSU was a teachers college and still educates more teachers than any university in Tennessee. It has one of the largest Recording Industry programs in the nation, strong reputations in business, aerospace, nursing, and mass communication, and a lasting commitment to the sciences and liberal arts.

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The Institution
Institution Type: 
University
Degrees Offered: 
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Post-master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree

1301 East Main Street  
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Phone Number: 
615-898-2300
Phone (Toll Free): 
800-433-6878
Email (Admissions): 
Website: 
http://www.mtsu.edu
Tuition & Financial Aid
FAFSA Code: 
3510
Undergraduate Tuition (In-State): 
6,552.00
Undergraduate Tuition (Out-of-State): 
23,616.00
Mandatory Fees: 
1,636.00
Receiving any Financial Aid: 
0.99
Receiving Federal Aid: 
0.52
Receiving State Aid: 
0.84
Receiving Institution Aid: 
0.31
Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 
23,881
FTE: 
19,560
Undergraduate Enrollment: 
21,162
Graduate Enrollment: 
2,719
Full Time Students: 
17,663
Part Time Students: 
6,218
Credentials
Associates Degree: 
0
Bachelors Degrees Awarded: 
4,202
Graduate Degrees Awarded: 
1,046
Certificates Awarded: 
0
Faculty
Full Time Faculty: 
911
Part Time Faculty: 
354
Student to Faculty Ratio: 
60:1
Rates
Retention Rate: 
0.80
Graduation Rate: 
0.60