Middle Tennessee State University Graduate School

Middle Tennessee State University (referred to as Middle Tennessee State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Murfreesboro, TN.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Middle Tennessee State is $10,818 for Tennessee residents and $27,432 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,648 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 20,086 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Middle Tennessee State University (referred to as Middle Tennessee State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Murfreesboro, TN.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1928 - Current).
Middle Tennessee State Directory Information
School NameMiddle Tennessee State University (Middle Tennessee State)
Address1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Phone615-898-2300
Webhttps://www.mtsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.mtsu.edu/applynow
Financial Infohttps://www.mtsu.edu/financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Middle Tennessee State is $10,818 for Tennessee residents and $27,432 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,648 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 20,086 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 147 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$27,432
$10,818 for Tennessee Residents
Student Population2,648
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs147 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Middle Tennessee State is $10,818 for Tennessee residents and $27,432 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $522 for Tennessee residents and $1,445 for out-of-state students.
Middle Tennessee State offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tennessee Residents$10,818
Out-of-State$27,432
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tennessee Residents$522
Out-of-State$1,445
Middle Tennessee State offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Middle Tennessee State University is $10,818 for Tennessee residents and $27,432 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Tennessee ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$8,496$1,368$23,508$1,368
2019-2020$8,946$1,404$24,768$1,404
2020-2021$8,946$1,404$24,768$1,404
2021-2022$9,396$1,422$26,010$1,422
2022-2023$9,396$1,422$26,010$1,422
The graduate school tuition & fees of Middle Tennessee State is relatively expensive compared to public graduate schools in Tennessee. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Tennessee graduate tuition is $20,629 (public) / $19,967 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Middle Tennessee State University$10,818$27,432
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Tennessee Graduate Schools$16,517$19,747
Public$11,181$20,629
Private$19,967
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $14,062 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Middle Tennessee State.
On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,062. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$8,698$4,148$8,698$4,148
2019-2020$8,976$4,212$8,976$4,212
2020-2021$9,286$4,398$9,286$4,398
2021-2022$9,576$4,486$9,576$4,486
2022-2023$9,576$4,486$9,576$4,486
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $522 for Tennessee residents and $1,445 for other students at Middle Tennessee State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tennessee ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$472$1,306
2019-2020$497$1,376
2020-2021$497$1,376
2021-2022$522$1,445
2022-2023$522$1,445

Graduate Programs at Middle Tennessee State

Middle Tennessee State University offers 63 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 964 students have completed their study at Middle Tennessee State University.
Offered Degrees at Middle Tennessee State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree421826
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship9052
Post Bachelor's Degree9039
Post Master's Degree3047
Total631964
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Middle Tennessee State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services program with 27 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 169 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Health and Physical Education/Fitness program with 13 completers.
Middle Tennessee State University offers 63 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 964 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 826 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 39 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 47 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 2 completers-
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management2-
Communication and Journalism [+] 9 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies9-
Communications Technologies [+] 4 completers-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 74 completers$59,700
Information Technology57-
Computer Science17-
Education [+] (1 completers) 123 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction84$41,500
Educational Leadership and Administration29$49,100
Special Education and Teaching2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-$38,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)--
Business Teacher Education--
Foreign Language Teacher Education6-
Mathematics Teacher Education--
Reading Teacher Education2-
Engineering Technology [+] 14 completers-
Industrial Technology/Technician14-
English Language and Literature [+] 7 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 67 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies19-
General Studies48-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)--
Library Science [+] 25 completers-
Library and Information Science25-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 53 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)49$58,500
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 6 completers-
Mathematics6-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 11 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness-$37,200
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management7-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science4-
Physical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Chemistry9-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Psychology [+] 26 completers-
Psychology26-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 16 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration16-
Human Services [+] 32 completers-
Social Work32$37,200
Social Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Economics7-
International Relations and Affairs14-
Sociology4-
Transportation and Materials Moving [+] 19 completers-
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations19-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 10 completers-
Music10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 67 completers-
Public Health7-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse60$81,000
Business [+] 208 completers-
Business Administration and Management169$61,800
Accounting25$56,600
Finance14-
History [+] 11 completers-
History11-
Total826
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 14 completers-
Educational Evaluation and Research5-
Reading Teacher Education5-
Education (other)4-
English Language and Literature [+] 3 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Molecular Biology5-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 5 completers-
Computational Mathematics5-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 13 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness13-
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Economics5-
History [+] 7 completers-
Public/Applied History7-
Total52
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 3 completers-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)3-
Social Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Sociology4-
Business [+] 6 completers-
Accounting6-
Total39
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 47 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction18-
Educational Leadership and Administration2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services27-
Total47

Graduate Student Population at Middle Tennessee State

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 2,648 students enrolled into Middle Tennessee State University graduate schools where it has total 20,086 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 729 full-time and 1,919 part-time graduate students. By gender, 973 male and 1,675 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,6489731,675
Full-time729287442
Part-tme1,9196861,233
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,810 White (68.35%), 374 Black/African American (14.12%), 104 Hispanic (3.93%), 96 Asian (3.63%), and 264 students with other races. 149 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,6489731,675
American Indian/Native American734
Asian963066
Black/African American374116258
Hispanic1043668
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander321
White1,8106631,147
Two More693138
Un-Known361917
Non-resident Alien1497376
Middle Tennessee State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,121 graduate students (42.33% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 426 graduate students (16.09% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,648
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,121
Enrolled Some Online Courses426
Not in Online Courses1,101
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Middle Tennessee State University. 541 students are aged 20 to 24 (20.43% of total students), 229 students are aged above 50 (8.65%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Middle Tennessee State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,6489731,675
Age 20-211688
Age 22-24525190335
Age 25-29745281464
Age 30-34433174259
Age 35-39265101164
Age 40-49435148287
Age 50-6420963146
Over 6420812

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