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Tennessee State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

8,930 Students

100% Admitted

  • 8,177 full time
  • 2,631 part time
  • 2,417 men full time
  • 3,882 women full time
  • open enrollment

6,505 Undergraduates

$6,216 Tuition/Year

  • 2,074 Graduates
  • 163 Non-Degree
  • $6,216 in state
  • $1,040 fees
  • $7,806 room & board
  • $2,700 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Historically Black College or University: HBCU
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Blue and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • anonymous
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  • I've met some really great people so far. The food is a little on the bland side, but it's not nasty which is a plus! and it's all you can…

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  • Kiara from Ellenwood, GA
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  • Tennessee State University is a campus that is filled with opportunity and chances to change your life. The atmosphere is a family oriented, and a welcoming vibe for new students.…

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  • LaReace from Antioch, TN
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  • Tennessee State University is a school of great diversity. The student campus life provides a myriad of organizations for its students. Non traditional such as myself are quite common in…

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  • True*Blue*Tiger
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  • Tennessee State University is great Historically Black College/University that offers traditions, values, opportunities, and expections for scholars with a desire to achieve greatness that trasends collegiate matriculation. While never forgettign…

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Tennessee State University
  • Located in Nashville, TN
  • Public
  • 8,930 students enrolled
  • 53% admitted
  • $6,216 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Briana
  • I am a current student here

    College life is getting better. It starts off rough but will get better with a positive attitude.

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  • Lauren from Memphis, TN
  • I am a past student here

    I really enjoyed the school. They always had activities and events going on, whether it was the pep rally or radio station in the court yard. You won't ever be bored there. All the people you meet will make it even better.

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