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Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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Overview

Student Population
22,080
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

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 9,096 prospective students applied, and 8,568 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,093 enrolled in the school.  16,433 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,647 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $7,200 plus fees of $1,870. Middle Tennessee State University is ranked 642 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

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

Middle Tennessee State University is rated within the lower 43% 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 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
Middle Tennessee State University overview
SAT 990/1200
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.57
Applications Accepted
94.2% 
Middle Tennessee State University overview
Applications Due Jul 31, 2023
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 $9,286
Budget for Other Expenses$4,398
Total One Year Cost$24,014
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 $9,286
Budget for Other Expenses$4,398
Total One Year Cost$42,686

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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.

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