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TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY - [TSU], NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

Nashville, TennesseeLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1912Established Year
  8177Enrollment

Tennessee State University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Founded in the year 1912, the university excels in community engagement and programming. It produces the highest number of American African bachelor’s degree holders in agriculture, agriculture-related sciences and agriculture operations. The university offers 38 undergraduate, 24 graduate, and 7 doctoral degrees.

The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission. Its multi-cultural campus, unique academic programs, and scholarships encourage students to join the university. Tennessee State is known for its student services and help them develop professional skills to serve the need of the real world. The world-class faculty here brings real-world situations to the classroom and encourage them to become a critical thinker.

Highlights

College TypePublic
Campus SettingUrban
Endowment51 million USD
Work-study programYes
The student to faculty ratio12 to 1
Mode of ProgramFull time; Part-time; online
Campus Housing Capacity72%
Annual cost of Attendance21,512 USD
Admission Helpdesk615 963-5101

Programs

  • Tennessee State University offers 38 undergraduate, 24 graduate, 2 associate, and 7 doctoral programs
  • Continuing education, Air Force ROTC, Summer program, Transfer programs are also offered here.
  • The programs are offered in Arts and Science, Business Management, Life and Physical Science, Computer Science, Health Science, Public Service, Urban Affairs, agriculture, Consumer Science, and Nursing.
  • All the programs here are offered in the English language.
  • Doctoral programs are offered Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Education, and Public Administration.

Campus

  • The university has two campuses: The main campus and the Downtown Campus.
  • The main campus is spread over 500 acres.
  • The main campus is 10 km from downtown Nashville and the Downtown Campus is in the heart of downtown Nashville.
  • The campus is equipped with more than 100 student clubs, sports clubs, bookstore, cafeteria, cafes, study lounge, student organizations, wellness center, a 350-seat auditorium, and several other similar amenities.
  • There is a Brown/Daniel Library with more than 420,000 books, 1500 microforms, 1775 periodicals, and an online database.

Residence

  • The Department of Residence Life takes care of the needs of every student.
  • Form single-sex, co-ed, to apartment-style living Tennessee State University caters to all types of needs.
  • There are six traditional residence halls with mostly double rooms and a Single Suite-styled hall double or triple occupancy.
  • All the residence halls are air-conditioned, have free Wi-Fi, lounge area with TV, Community Kitchen, Computer and printing lab, campus center and parking.
  • The halls are fully furnished with a bed, desk, and wardrobe or closet.

Application Process:

  • Application Portal: UG: Official Portal; PG: Official Portal
  • Application Fee: 25 USD
  • Application Deadline:
    • International Applicant: Spring: November 01; Fall: June 01; Summer: April 01 
  • Student Profile-
    • Total Undergraduate: 6,121
    • Total Graduate: 1,653
    • Total Enrollment: 8,000

Admission Prerequisites:

  • Official Academic Transcripts
  • A copy of valid passport
  • SAT and ACT scores
  • TOEFL iBT: 61; IELTS: 5.0
  • Proof of financial support
  • Proof of required immunization

Cost of Attendance

Estimated Average Annual 2019-20 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance: 

Annual Budget Academic Year (2020-2021) USDOut of State Resident (USD)
Tuition Fees8,81-11,736
Books300-900
Housing and Meals1,903-3,146

Estimated Average Annual 2019-20 Graduate Cost of Attendance:

Annual Budget Academic Year (2020-2021) USDOut of State Resident (USD)
Tuition Fees1,105-13,175
Books300-900
Housing and Meals1,903-3,146

Financial Aid for International Students

  • The university offers limited scholarships to international students.
  • The university scholarship application window remains open between February 19- March 31, 2020.
  • The scholarship offers are sent to the students on their My TSU email addresses.
  • Malick Badjie International Scholarship of worth 2,500 USD is for full-time undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.5. 

Alumni

  • The alumni of Tennessee State University are spread across the globe. The university keeps its alumni close by conducting the Annual Homecoming celebration, volunteering activities, and class reunion.
  • The alumni are pampered with gifts, access to TSU online bookstore, and Career services center.
  • Some Notable Alumni are Oprah Winfrey: Talk Show Host and the Richest self-made woman in America; Jimmy Blanton: Renowned String Bass player; Dr. Alvin Crawford: First African American President of Scoliosis Society; KevinW. William: Former president and Managing director of General Motors Canadian Operation; Ambassador Bobby Jones: Dominica Ambassador-At-Large.
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Tennessee State University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population9820
FAFSA Code003522
Application Cost$25
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$47,700 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

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April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

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April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-61- -
IELTS-5- -

Attendance Cost

$47,700

Attendance Cost

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Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$47,700 / Year
Post Graduate Program$52,380 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$2,500 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$7,500 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,500 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$6,945 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$1,400 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$1,500 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Arts ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Art and Design
Dentistry ProgramsAmerican Dental Association
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Nursing ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Physiotherapy ProgramsAmerican Physical Therapy Association
Psychology ProgramsAmerican Psychological Association
ProgramsAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics
ProgramsAmerican Occupational Therapy Association
ProgramsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
52675061206206
+1-615-963-5111
TELEPHONE
3500 John A Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209
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Book Store

Tennessee State University Bookstore0.08 Km
Alkebu-Lan Images0.65 Km
The Great Escape2.82 Km
Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt University2.85 Km
St. Mary's Bookstore and Church Supply3.14 Km
Upper Room Ministries3.46 Km
Click All Careers4.21 Km
Nashville State Community College Bookstore4.28 Km
Follett4.38 Km
Christian Science Reading Room5.27 Km
Miranda's Adult Store5.29 Km
Fairytales Bookstore7.02 Km
Defunct Books7.14 Km
Logos Christian Bookstore7.15 Km
Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee (store)7.23 Km
Lipscomb University Bookstore7.33 Km
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Shopping Mall

L & L Market1.62 Km
Cumberland Park Shopping Center2.18 Km
Music City 3603.21 Km
The Arcade Nashville4.32 Km
Paddock Place4.87 Km
Belle Meade Plaza Shopping Center5.04 Km
Charlotte Center5.63 Km
Gallery At Green Hills6.48 Km
Nashville West Shopping Center6.66 Km
Freebird Stores - Green Hills6.69 Km
Green Hills6.7 Km
The Mall at Green Hills6.71 Km
Proactiv Kiosk6.72 Km
Sunglass Hut at Macy's6.77 Km
Bandywood Fashion Sq6.89 Km
Fatherland District6.94 Km
Grace's Plaza7.02 Km
Belle Meade Galleria7.93 Km
Two For Home7.99 Km
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Restaurant

Maggiano's Little Italy2.88 Km
Monell's3.5 Km
Virago3.88 Km
Whiskey Kitchen3.9 Km
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium4.08 Km
Pancake Pantry4.1 Km
Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant - Downtown Nashville4.25 Km
Jack's Bar-B-Que4.51 Km
Merchants4.57 Km
Arnold's Country Kitchen4.64 Km
Wildhorse Saloon4.7 Km
Hard Rock Cafe4.75 Km
The Southern Steak & Oyster4.82 Km
Husk5.34 Km
3rd & Lindsley Bar & Grill5.43 Km
Urban Grub5.79 Km
The Pharmacy Burger Parlor & Beer Garden6.89 Km
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Airport

Saint Thomas Hospital Heliport4.4 Km
John C Tune Airport-Jwn5.19 Km

Train Station

Riverfront4.86 Km

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