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Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate93%

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 university in the city of Nashville, Tennessee. Tennessee State University was founded in 1912. The college currently enrolls around 9,218 students per year, including 7,678 undergraduates.

Tennessee State University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not difficult to get into Tennessee State University. In 2022, Tennessee State University accepted 93% of applicants. In 2022, 13,410 out of 14,380 total applicants were accepted.

Tennessee State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 93%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
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Wondering what life at Tennessee State University is like? There are approximately 9,218 students enrolled at Tennessee State University, including 7,678 undergraduate students and 1,540 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 45% percent are from TN and 55% percent of students are from other states.


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