3500 John Merritt Boulevard Nashville, TN 37209-1561 615-963-3101
http://www.tnstate.edu jcade@tnstate.edu
About Tennessee State University
  • Year of Foundation 1912
  • Size of Campus 450 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 7,037
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 63% 37% 49%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,272
  • Room and Board $3,060
  • Nonfall Registration No
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $15
  • Enrollment No. 7,000
Committed to excellence, TSU has been consistently listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a dozen years, maintaining one of the highest graduation rates among the nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) and the highest in the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) system.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 13
  • Number of sororities 12
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 14%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 13
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 1
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Foundations Day; Career Day
  • Percent students who are frat members 9%
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Nashville Metropolitan Airport (12)
  • Distance to nearest train Nashville, TN (15)
  • Distance to nearest bus Nashville, TN (12)
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 73%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (23%), women's dorms (37%), men's dorms (28%), apartment for single students (12%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, day care, health service
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library Facilities Bound Periodicals 98,994 Special Collections, books, records, memorabilia Government Documents 80,068 Government Documents (Microfiche) 117,194
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library, student center
  • Library On Campus No
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years 40%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,500
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year 31%
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 33%
  • Army ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Procter & Gamble Boeing Dell, Engineering Firms across the USA
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 29%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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