Tennessee State University

3500 John A. Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209-1561

School Details

Tennessee State University is a public university located in Nashville, Tennessee, that was established in 1912 as the Agricultural and Industrial State Normal School. In 1922, the Agricultural and Industrial State Normal School was transformed into a four-year teachers college. Due to the increase in growth, the school received university status in 1951 and the university changed its name to Tennessee State University in 1968.

Tennessee State University is a comprehensive, co-educational university that offers associate's, bachelor’s, master's, and doctoral degrees from the following colleges and schools:

 
  • Agriculture, Human, and Natural Sciences
  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Graduate Studies and Research
  • Health Sciences
  • Liberal Arts
  • Life and Physical Sciences
  • Public Service

In addition to traditional academic offerings, Tennessee State University also offers a variety of online programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional licensure levels.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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School Overview:

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Doctor's degree
  • Total Enrollments:
    9,165
  • Adult Age Enrollments:
    3,456
  • Percent Admitted:
    Open admissions policy
  • Calendar System:
    Semester

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