Tennessee State University

Men's D1 Coach: Brian Collins
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6,121 Undergrads / 7,774 Students
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$11,460 Net Price
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100% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Ohio Valley (OVC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
13% / 33%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Aug 8 '20
Nashville, TN
Men's 13-18
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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Greater Nashville Area TN
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Memphis Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Greater St. Louis Area
  • Chattanooga Tennessee Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Knoxville Tennessee Area
  • Indianapolis Indiana Area
Where Grads Work
  • Tennessee State University
  • Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • State of Tennessee
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • HCA Healthcare
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Asurion
  • Shelby County Schools
  • Meharry Medical College
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • AT&T
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • UPS
  • Community Health Systems
  • Verizon Wireless
What Grads Do
  • Business Development
  • Education
  • Healthcare Services
  • Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Community and Social Services
  • Sales
  • Administrative
  • Support
  • Engineering
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Research
  • Arts and Design
  • Program and Project Management
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
16 - 20

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (20%)
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (17%)
Business Administration and Management, General (11%)
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other (8%)
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (7%)
Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (7%)
Psychology (7%)
Psychology, General (7%)
Education (6%)
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels (6%)
Engineering (5%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (5%)
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General (5%)
Social Sciences (5%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
Business/Managerial Economics (3%)
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Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$9,012 $19,976
Books & Supplies$2,900 $2,900
Cost of Living$7,612 $7,612
Personal Expenses$3,900 $3,900
Sticker Price$23,424 $32,941

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

91% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship82%$8,950
Federal Grants68%$5,310
Pell Grants68%$4,770
Other Federal14%$2,922
State & Local Grants25%$4,492
Institutional Grants40%$6,342
Student Loans79%$8,056
Federal Loans78%$7,064
Other Loans6%$13,147

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $61.1 Million $7,855

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $27,750.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $14,750 $295

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 14.0%

Avg. rate for colleges with basketball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 4,653 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $35,300

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 6.15 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 13% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 1 1
Fondling 1 1
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery 2 1
Aggravated Assault 5 4
Burglary 10 9
Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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