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Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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Overview

Student Population
21,631
Middle Tennessee State University overview
Location Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Online mtsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Middle Tennessee State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Middle Tennessee State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,973 prospective students applied, and 8,409 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,312 enrolled in the school.  16,231 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,400 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $7,200 plus fees of $1,870. Middle Tennessee State University is ranked 694 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
5/10
Value

Middle Tennessee State University is rated within the lower 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Middle Tennessee State University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
Middle Tennessee State University overview
SAT 1010/1260
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.35
Applications Accepted
93.7% 
Middle Tennessee State University overview
Applications Due Jul 31, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tennessee Resident Tuition
$7,200
In State Costs for Middle Tennessee State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,260
Other Fees$1,870
Room and Board $8,976
Budget for Other Expenses$4,212
Total One Year Cost$23,518
Out of State Resident Tuition
$25,872
Out of State Costs for Middle Tennessee State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,260
Other Fees$1,870
Room and Board $8,976
Budget for Other Expenses$4,212
Total One Year Cost$42,190

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
45% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Middle Tennessee State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 17%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 9%
General Studies 9%
Communication 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=220978 IPEDS survey data for Middle Tennessee State University.

Current students may use the Middle Tennessee State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.