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Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

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Overview

Tennessee State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3500 John A. Merritt Boulevard
Nashville, TN  37209
United States
Contact Dr. John Cade
Associate Vice President/Interim Vice President
Email: jcade@tnstate.edu
Phone: 615-963-5101

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agriculture, General Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Educational Leadership And Administration, General Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Architectural Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family Resource Management Studies, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
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Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
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Physical Therapy/therapist Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,580
Applied
6,016
Accepted
6,000
Enrolled
57%
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Female Admissions

7,129
Females Applied
4,269
Females Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,451
Males Applied
1,747
Males Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.16
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 480 450 510
SAT Math 472 413 520
ACT Composite 18 16 20

Tuition & Fees

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Fees

1,158
Full-time student fees
7,946
Room & board

Financial Aid

14,062
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,547
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,999
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,561
Avg. Loan Aid
12,963
Avg. Grant Aid
7,329
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
6%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,000
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.8%
Black or African American 83.35%
White or Caucasian 9.87%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.05%
Asian 0.98%
Two or more races 2.1%
Other 0.3%

Gender

Male (35.72%)
Female (64.28%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Greek Weeks and Student Elections

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 No
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