Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
4-year Public university

Overview

Middle Tennessee State University is a public institution established in 1911 with city setting located at Murfreesboro. Its in-state tuition and fees are $9,206 (2018-19); out-of-state tuition and fees are $28,364 (2018-19). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 19,523. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#5 in Top Public Universities in Tennessee
Setting
Urban
Location Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1911
Selectivity Low
Size Large
19,523 Undergraduates

Learning

18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Transportation And Materials Moving
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$43,455
Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
$11,916
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $9,206
Outstate Tuition Fee $28,364
Room and Board Fees $9,436
$37,000 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

59% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$25 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.46 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Does not accept CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

-- Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Jul
01
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
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--
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Dec
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$10,581 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$6,502 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $43,455
99% Students with need received Financial Aid
64% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline: March 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
The Buchanan Fellowship
Total Worth Full tuition waiver, priority registration, a book allowance, priority consideration for study abroad
Eligibility All entering freshmen entering the Honors College
Minimum Criteria high school GPA greater than or equal to 3.5 and a composite ACT greater than or equal to 29 (SAT greater than or equal to 1350)
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline December 1
Trustee Scholarship
Total Worth $5,000 per year
Eligibility All entering freshmen
Minimum Criteria Minimum 3.5 GPA and 30+ in ACT or 1390+ in SAT
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Presidential Scholarship
Total Worth $4,000 per year
Eligibility All entering freshmen
Minimum Criteria Minimum 3.5 GPA and 28+ in ACT or 1310+ in SAT
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Music scholarships
Total Worth --
Details Students must demonstrate musicianship and technique appropriate for study at a major university school of music. The audition date must be arranged when submitting the online application.
MTSU DREAM Scholarship
Total Worth $2,000 per year
Details To freshmen who will contribute to the creation and education of a diverse student body. A Tennessee resident graduated from Tennessee high school or Tennessee homeschool with Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of 12,000 or less on FAFSA is eligible.

Students

19,523 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Large
77% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
44% Students graduate within 6 years