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Colleges / Middle Tennessee State University

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate68%

About Middle Tennessee State University

Middle Tennessee State University is a public, state university in the city of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Middle Tennessee State University was founded in 1911. The college enrolls around 20,857 students per year, including 18,054 undergraduate students.

Middle Tennessee State University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Middle Tennessee State University. In 2022, Middle Tennessee State University accepted 68% of applicants. In 2022, 11,244 students applied to Middle Tennessee State University and 7,691 were admitted.

Middle Tennessee State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 68%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 7%

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Middle Tennessee State University is located in the city of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, near Nashville.

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College Info

1301 East Main Street Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Campus Setting: Urban

Middle Tennessee State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Middle Tennessee State University is Aug 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Middle Tennessee State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1020 - 1210


Math SAT Range

500 - 590


Reading SAT Range

510 - 620

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1210 and Above


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1020 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Middle Tennessee State University students is 1109. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Middle Tennessee State University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1020 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1020 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Middle Tennessee State University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Middle Tennessee State University is like? There are approximately 20,857 students enrolled at Middle Tennessee State University, including 18,054 undergraduate students and 2,803 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from TN and 9% percent of students are from other states.


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