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Tennessee State University

A Tennessee Board of Regents University
Tennessee State University

Founded in 1912, Tennessee State University has grown dramatically from a small college to two campuses: the 500-acre main campus and the downtown Avon Williams campus, which is located in the heart of Nashville near the State Capitol. The diverse student population of more than 9,000 represents 46 states and 45 countries. TSU has been listed for 11 consecutive years in the U.S. News & World Report “Guide to America’s Best Colleges.” Tennessee State University is a comprehensive, urban, coeducational land-grant university offering 45 bachelor’s degrees and 24 master degrees. Doctoral programs include biological sciences, psychology, public administration, computer information systems engineering, administration and supervision and curriculum and instruction. Tennessee State competes in Division I of the NCAA with the exception of men's football (I-AA). Programs are available for men in basketball, football, golf, tennis and track and field. Programs are available for women in basketball, softball, tennis, track and field and volleyball.TSU Students

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

3500 John Merritt Blvd.  
Nashville, TN 37209

Phone Number: 
615-963-5000
Phone (Toll Free): 
888-536-7655
Email (Admissions): 
Website: 
http://www.tnstate.edu
Tuition & Financial Aid
FAFSA Code: 
3522
Undergraduate Tuition (In-State): 
6,198.00
Undergraduate Tuition (Out-of-State): 
19,554.00
Mandatory Fees: 
1,026.00
Receiving any Financial Aid: 
0.98
Receiving Federal Aid: 
0.77
Receiving State Aid: 
0.77
Receiving Institution Aid: 
0.27
Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 
8,816
FTE: 
7,067
Undergraduate Enrollment: 
6,749
Graduate Enrollment: 
2,067
Full Time Students: 
5,660
Part Time Students: 
3,156
Credentials
Associates Degree: 
128
Bachelors Degrees Awarded: 
943
Graduate Degrees Awarded: 
528
Certificates Awarded: 
0
Faculty
Full Time Faculty: 
322
Part Time Faculty: 
131
Student to Faculty Ratio: 
60:1
Rates
Retention Rate: 
0.70
Graduation Rate: 
0.40