A guide to what college rankings don't tell you.

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN

According to its mission statement, "Middle Tennessee State University embraces its role as a comprehensive, innovative institution whose distinctive bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral programs prepare graduates to thrive in their chosen professions and a changing global society. Students, faculty, and staff generate, preserve, and disseminate knowledge and collaboratively promote excellence through teaching and learning, research, creative activity, and public engagement." [Source]

Website: http://www.mtsu.edu/

B

Grading is based on a detailed review of the latest online course catalogs. View rating criteria

18,603
Undergraduate
Enrollment
35%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$9,232
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$28,264
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

16:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
7.6%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

NO

Literature

YES

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

YES

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


Share
Freedom of Expression
Freedom of Expression
Colleges and universities that have adopted the Chicago Principles on Freedom of Expression (or substantially similar statements) are committed "to the preservation and celebration of the freedom of expression as an essential element of the University’s culture.” An open marketplace of ideas on campus fosters intellectual development and prepares graduates for the discussion and debate that informs and sustains a free society.
FIRE Speech Code School Rating
A yellow light institution maintains policies that could be interpreted to suppress protected speech or policies that, while clearly restricting freedom of speech, restrict relatively narrow categories of speech.
How Colleges Spend Money

With the cost of college rising much faster than wages, it’s important to choose a college or university that stewards tuition revenue responsibly. Visit HowCollegesSpendMoney.com to learn more about financial resource allocation at Middle Tennessee State University. 

Curriculum last evaluated: 7/22/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.