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
- 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.