Middle Tennessee State University

Key majors offered
Business Administration
Computer Science
Actuarial Science
Concrete Management
Mechatronic Engineering
Recording Industry
Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
Available for Undergraduate and Graduate Suburban Yes 21630 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Bachelor, Master, Doctorate Public Doctorate-Granting University Co-educational 865 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Bachelor $$$ $$ $$$$ 110
Master $$$ $$ $ $$$$ 112
Doctorate 112
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), one of the oldest and largest universities in Tennessee, is located approximately 48 kilometers south of Nashville in Murfreesboro. Murfreesboro is widely known as the most livable city in the fastest growing region in Tennessee. The vibrant city and MTSU have rich histories and unique traditions. There are more than 100,000 residents and more than 24,000 students representing 35 states and 85 countries who are proud to call Murfreesboro home! MTSU offers a safe, friendly and caring atmosphere for more than 1,200 international students. MTSU's main campus covers 189 hectares, accommodating over 22,000 students and more than 900 faculty members during the academic year. The University maintains a 18:1 faculty to student ratio. MTSU is consistently in the top 25 universities within the southeastern region of the United States, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report and is annually listed among America's best universities by Forbes. A comprehensive university, MTSU offers more than 140 undergraduate programs in nine colleges and close to 100 graduate programs. MTSU offers academic quality, affordable tuition and student-centered learning that creates unique educational opportunities for students. As a fully accredited, comprehensive university, MTSU actively encourages students to engage in research with its dedicated and accessible professors.


  • 21 residence halls and apartments housing 3500 students
  • Meals not included in housing costs.

Student life

  • MTSU has a 13,000 square meter recreation center which includes basketball / volleyball courts, racquetball courts, indoor track, aerobics room, fitness machines, indoor and outdoor pools, rock climbing wall, sundeck, indoor soccer / in-line hockey arena, ropes challenge and massage therapy room.
  • Student Health Services provide full-time professional staff
  • More than 200 organizations including honor societies, fraternities / sororities, professional organizations, sports teams / clubs, cheerleading, political groups, human interest groups, student radio and student publications.
  • Student Programming and Events arrange for concerts, films, lectures, etc.