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Middle Tennessee State University

  • Murfreesboro, TN
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 53%47%
    student ratio
  • 21,162
    total students
  • $5,928 | $21,384
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 69%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agribusiness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Plant Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Office Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Technology/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sales and Marketing/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering/Industrial Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Family Resource Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Apparel and Textiles
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Foreign Languages and Literatures
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminal Justice/Police Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Transportation and materials moving
    • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Interior Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

69% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied9,845
    • Accepted6,888
    • Acceptance Rate69%
    • Enrolled21,162
    • Female Applicants5,415
    • Females Accepted3,904
    • Female Acceptance Rate72%
    • Male Applicants4,430
    • Males Accepted2,984
    • Male Acceptance Rate67%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 3
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.35
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 450 580
    • SAT Math 450 570
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 19 24
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$5,928
    • Out-of-state tuition *$21,384
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,618.00
    • Room and board *$8,000.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students21,162
    • Male Student Percentage47%
    • Female Student Percentage53%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino4.12%
    • Black or African American20.41%
    • White or Caucasian65.83%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.33%
    • Asian2.57%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.09%
    • Two or more races2.77%
    • Unknown1.27%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students4% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 19%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports No Division X No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey Yes No No
    • Football Yes Division A Yes
    • Golf No Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Wrestling Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badmington Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 Yes
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports No Division X No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey Yes No No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle No No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division X Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Wrestling Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,285
    • Full-time Percentage72%
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio19:1 or 20,147 students to 1,049 faculty

Location & Contact

Middle Tennessee State University

1301 East Main Street
TN 37132

Director of Admissions

Phone: 615-898-2111
Fax: 615-898-5478
Email: admissions@mtsu.edu



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