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Middle Tennessee State University

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Rating

Public

Type

25,239

Students

$25,872

Tuition

94%

Acceptance

#430

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Murfreesboro, TN

1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Middle Tennessee State University is a very large public university located in Murfreesboro, TN ranked 24thin Tennessee. It has a total of 22,234 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 93.71% of applicants. Middle Tennessee State University offers 137 different majors and is best known for its mechatronics robotics and automation engineering, business teacher education, and industrial and organizational psychology programs (nationally ranked 6th, 7th, and 8th respectively). With a tuition cost of $7,200 for in-state students and $25,872 for those from out-of-state, Middle Tennessee State University is reasonably costly. 47.37% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $38,700 per year, which is 7% below the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$27,742/Year
Above Average

Middle Tennessee State University

$27,742

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$42,190/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$34,126/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

94%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

Middle Tennessee State University

94%

National

69%
Sat

1010 - 1260

2% of students submit

Admissions Yield

39%

ACT

18 - 25

93% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$25

Students

22,234Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

2,862

Part-Time

35
Male

46%

In-state

83%

Female

54%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

16%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
6% Business Administration and Management, General6% Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies4% Music Management84% Others

6% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

4% Music Management

84% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

291 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

6%

272 Graduates

Music Management

4%

207 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

205 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

3%

169 Graduates

Mass Communication/Media Studies

3%

150 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

3%

146 Graduates

General Studies

3%

141 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

17

Number of Library Books

975,466

Academic Spend per Student

$10,275

Full-time Retention Rate

76%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$31,200/Year

Middle Tennessee State University

$31,200

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$31,200

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$38,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

47%