Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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  • Public
    4 year
  • 1:20
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 9%
    Transfer Student Ratio
Middle Tennessee State University, a comprehensive regional institution located in Murfreesboro, serves a diverse student population of traditional and non-traditional students. While proud of its role as the destination of choice for Tennessee undergraduates the University is also home to the largest Adult Degree Completion Program in the State. As an innovator in Prior Learning Assessment, MTSU has found unique ways of helping adult learners graduate quickly while maintaining the quality education for which it is known. Due to its deeply ingrained commitment to student success the University provides extensive tutoring, advising, and support programs and an excellent education for all of its students.
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Total Faculty 909
Total Enrollment 22,729
Programs 275
Courses 4,099
Equivalencies 279,672 incoming
27,765 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
Transfer Scholarships are available both for Fall Semester and Spring Semester. Deadlines: Fall--February 15 Spring--October 1 PTK and Honors Scholarships require a separate application; for more details on transfer student scholarships visit: http://www.mtsu.edu/scholarships
Tuition and Fees:
Current tuition and fee rates can be found at http://www.mtsu.edu/bursar/rates_main.php
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Information for Transfer In Students

Adult Degree Completion Programs:
Any degree offered by MTSU may be used as part of the Adult Degree Completion Program. Every adult student has an assigned advisor to help them select the program that best fits their specific circumstances and goals.
Credit for Prior Learning:
Portfolio Assessments, Institutional Challenge Exams, ACE-Military, DANTES/DSST Exams, CLEP, ACT, SAT, Excelsior*, TECEP*, AP, IB, ACE-Workplace*, NCCRS* (*Credit recommendation from these sources can be earned through portfolio assessment.)
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Application Deadlines for Transfer

Fall July 1
Spring December 15
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Additional Information

Adult Learner Focused Institution:
Veteran Friendly:
MTSU Child Development Center is a laboratory school.
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Transfer Application Requirements

Minimum GPA:
24 or more earned semesters hours with a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
Official Transcripts:
Official transcripts from each institution are required. Students who have not earned a Bachelor's degree in the past will also need to submit official high school transcripts as well.
SAT/ACT Scores:
ACT or SAT scores are only required if the student has earned less than 24 credit hours and is 21 or younger; individual consideration through appeal process available.
Application Fee:
There is a $25 application fee.
Other Requirements:
Transfer application not meeting guaranteed admission criteria may submit their credentials to the Admissions Review Board for review. Information about this process is mailed to students during the application processing stage.
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Transfer Credit Policy

Minimum Grade:
All previous grades accepted
Credits (Min/Max):
minimum= 24; no maximum
Transfer Policy Document:
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Middle Tennessee State University

1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132
United States
Main Phone:
(615) 898-2111
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Transfer Admission Contact:
John Davis
Assistant Director of Transfer Recruitment, Undergraduate Admissions
Veterans Services Contact:
Jeremy Winsett
Transition Manager, Veterans & Military Veterans Center
(615) 904-8146
Adult Learner Contact:
Dr. Peggy Carpenter
Assistant Dean - Academic Outreach, University College
(615) 494-7714
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Last updated on 3/12/2024 by Middle Tennessee State University.