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Tennessee State University Student Life

Tennessee State University is on a 450-acre campus in an urban setting in Nashville, Tennessee. Tennessee State University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Tennessee State University also has fraternities and sororities.

The Tennessee State University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Greek Weeks and Student Elections.

Does Tennessee State University offer student housing?

Tennessee State University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Tennessee State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Tennessee State University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Tennessee State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Tennessee State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Tennessee State University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Tennessee State University, take Interstate 40 to Nashville, TN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Nashville International Airport airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Tennessee you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Tennessee State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Tennessee State University Students

66%

Women

34%

Men

80%

Full Time

20%

Part Time

53%

In State

47%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

83%

10%

2%

2%

2%

1%

0.30%

0.05%

Undergraduate Students

6,000

Graduate Students

1,615

Non-Resident / International Students

88

Tennessee State University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,615

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

57%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,684

Out-of-State

$20,404

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Unknown
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