Tennessee State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Nashville, Tennessee Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$9,012

Avg in-state tuition

$21,732

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Tennessee State University

Tennessee State University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Nashville, Tennessee. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,081, and admissions are selective. The university offers 37 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 32%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,012, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $21,732.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Acceptance Rate Information not available

Retention Rate 64%

Graduation Rate 32%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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63%

Female Student Population

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

8k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Black

72%

White

16%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Hispanic

2%

Two or more races

2%

Unknown

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Socio-Economic Diversity

68% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

68%

State Grant Aid

25%

Institution Grant Aid

40%

Pell Grant

68%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,310
State Grant Aid $4,492
Institution Grant Aid $6,342
Pell Grant Aid $4,846
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.