Middle Tennessee State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Middle Tennessee State University is a large four-year, public school with 25,395 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1911 and is one of the 4 colleges located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
83
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Middle Tennessee State University.

MTSU follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 83 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Education, Business, General Studies, and Music. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
70%
The rate of student retention at Middle Tennessee State University is fair at 70% (close to Tennessee average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Middle Tennessee State University is low: 45%. About 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Middle Tennessee State University is reasonably decent - 20:1. Learn more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,900
Average tuition price is high, about $20,300 a year. The additional fees at Middle Tennessee State University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,600, which makes it a total of $21,900 a year.

Read the details about Middle Tennessee State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
According to government data, 9,405 applications were submitted and 6,289 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at MTSU in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,600
Middle Tennessee State University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Middle Tennessee State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Middle Tennessee State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,000 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- nearly $4,600 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Middle Tennessee State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Middle Tennessee State University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Middle Tennessee State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Middle Tennessee State University, 1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132, USA
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