Tennessee State University

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General Information

Admission Office

3500 John A. Merritt Boulevard

Nashville, TN 37209-1561

(615) 963-5101

Fax: (615) 963-5108

Contact: Michael Freeman

Vice President of Student Affairs
Main Address

3500 John Merritt Boulevard

Nashville, TN 37209-1561

(615) 963-5000


Total undergrads: 6,430

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,040

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,284

Graduate enrollment: 1,823


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 67%

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Animal Sciences B

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,B
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B


Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B


Architectural Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies B
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Human Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A,B
Health System Administration B
Medical Records Administration B
Medical Records Technology A
Nursing – Practical A
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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