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Colleges / Tennessee State University

Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate56%
Acceptance Rate56%

About Tennessee State University

We are so happy you are considering Tennessee State University! Please apply today at www.tnstate.edu/apply

Tennessee State University is a public, state institution in the city of Nashville, Tennessee. Tennessee State University was founded in 1912. The college currently enrolls around 8,077 students a year, including 6,375 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Tennessee State University

It is not difficult to get into Tennessee State University. The acceptance rate at Tennessee State University is 56%. In 2022, 10,497 students applied to Tennessee State University and 5,911 were admitted.

Tennessee State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 56%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Test Optional May require tests

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Tennessee State University is located in the city of Nashville.

If you would like to see Tennessee State University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 40 to Nashville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Nashville International Airport.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Tennessee State University and Nashville are like without leaving home.

College Info

Tennessee State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

Tennessee State University SAT Scores

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Tennessee State University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$17,052

In State

$30,408

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,128
$20,484
Fees
$1,208
$1,208
Housing
$8,716
$8,716
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Tennessee State University is like? There are approximately 8,077 students enrolled at Tennessee State University, including 6,375 undergraduate students and 1,702 graduate students. 77% percent of students attend school full-time, 51% percent are from TN and 49% percent of students are from other states.

77%

Full Time

23%

Part Time

51%

In State

49%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,077

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

56%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,336

Out-of-State

$21,692

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Unknown
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