The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • ODU has more expensive tuition & fees ($30,960) than Middle Tennessee State ($27,742).
  • It is harder to admit to Middle Tennessee State than ODU.
  • Middle Tennessee State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,080) than ODU (1,080).
  • Middle Tennessee State has higher submitted ACT score (21) than ODU (21).
  • ODU has more students with 24,176 students while Middle Tennessee State has 21,631 students.
  • Middle Tennessee State has more full-time faculties with 924 faculties while ODU has 851 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Old Dominion University and Middle Tennessee State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
ODUMiddle Tennessee State
ODUvs.Middle Tennessee State
Norfolk, VirginiaLocationMurfreesboro, Tennessee
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
Tuition & Fees
59% ($7,488)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)76% ($8,198)
$7,488Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,198
85.72 %Acceptance Rates59.35 %
30.71 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)51.14 %
1,080SAT Score1,135
21ACT Score23
53 %Graduation Rate47 %
26 %Transfer-out Rate20 %
79 %Retention Rate76 %
24,176Student Population21,631
851Number of Faculties924
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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