|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||15:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,000 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Tennessee State University has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.
Tennessee State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $18,936 and in-state students paid $6,216.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Tennessee State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 70% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,955 (which is 11.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Tennessee State University in 2016-2017, was 1,073, which is 77% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,331 (which is 19.4% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Tennessee State University has enrolled a total of 8,760 students (6,396 students full-time and 2,364 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 8,760 students, 524 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 7,014 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,746 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 482 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 65%
Non-resident alien: 11%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Tennessee State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||30%||1,447||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||8%||399||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||4%||205||36|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||3%||155|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||3%||151|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||127|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||3%||124|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Tennessee State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Tennessee State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $16,200. Last year, out of the total 72 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 72 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 155 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 112 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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