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Public 4 Year

Tennessee State University

Nashville, Tennessee

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Overview

Student Population
7,774
Tennessee State University overview
Location Nashville, Tennessee
Online tnstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
Tennessee State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Tennessee State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. Tennessee State University has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  5,666 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,108 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $7,854 plus fees of $1,158.

Tennessee State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Admission Requirements
Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tennessee Resident Tuition
$7,854
In State Costs for Tennessee State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,900
Other Fees$1,158
Room and Board $7,612
Budget for Other Expenses$3,900
Total One Year Cost$23,424
Out of State Resident Tuition
$20,574
Out of State Costs for Tennessee State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,900
Other Fees$1,158
Room and Board $7,612
Budget for Other Expenses$3,900
Total One Year Cost$36,144

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$38,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
36% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Tennessee State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 25%
Business 15%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 13%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 8%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221838 IPEDS survey data for Tennessee State University.

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