Graduate Programs Overview

Middle Tennessee State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $10,350 for Tennessee residents and $26,172 for other students in average.

It offers fifty-nine graduate programs: 40 Master's, 10 Doctorate, 6 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 752 students have been conferred Master's degree and 53 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMiddle Tennessee State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, TN
Graduate School Students2,379 students
619 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$10,350
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 59 Graduate Programs
40 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 9 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Middle Tennessee State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Tennessee residents, the tuition & fees are $10,350 and $26,172 for non-Tennessee residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $497 for Tennessee residents and $1,376 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$497$1,376
Books & Supplies$1,260
Room & Board$9,286 (On-Campus) / $9,286 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,398 (On-Campus) / $4,398 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$25,294$41,116
Off-Campus Total$25,294$41,116
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Middle Tennessee State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 59 major areas - 40 Master's (7 online programs), 9 Doctorate , 6 Post-Bachelor', 2 Post-Master'(1 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Transportation And Materials Moving
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Social Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Engineering Technology
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 21,631 students enrolled in Middle Tennessee State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,379 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 886 male and 1,493 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 720 full-time and 1,659 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 619 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 318 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students886
Women Students1,493
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students720
Part-time Students1,659
By race/ethnicity 1,700 White, 269 Black, and 84 Asian students are attending at Middle Tennessee State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races37
19 students are younger than 22 and 464 students are older than 65. The school has 1,260 students aged between 22 and 30 and 636 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under19
40 & Over464
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Middle Tennessee State University, 619 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 318 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,379
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses619
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses318
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,442
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses619
Tennessee Resident0
Other State In U.S.616
Outside of U.S.3

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