Graduate Programs Overview

Middle Tennessee State University is a four-years, public school located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $10,818 for Tennessee residents and $27,432 for other students in average.

It offers sixty-seven graduate programs: 42 Master's, 13 Doctorate, 8 Post-Bachelor's, 4 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 722 students have been conferred Master's degree and 88 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMiddle Tennessee State University
Typefour-years, public
Address1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, TN
Graduate School Students2,892 students
1,107 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$10,818
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 67 Graduate Programs
42 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 12 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $10,818 and $27,432 for non-Tennessee residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $522 for Tennessee residents and $1,445 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$522$1,445
Books & Supplies$1,260
Room & Board$9,576 (On-Campus) / $9,576 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,486 (On-Campus) / $4,486 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$26,140$42,754
Off-Campus Total$26,140$42,754
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

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 67 major areas - 41 Master's (7 online programs), 9 Doctorate , 7 Post-Bachelor'(1 online programs), 3 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.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
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

Graduate Student Population

Total 22,080 students enrolled in Middle Tennessee State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,892 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,083 male and 1,809 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 913 full-time and 1,979 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,107 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 533 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,083
Women Students1,809
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students913
Part-time Students1,979
By race/ethnicity 2,015 White, 392 Black, and 131 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
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races68
29 students are younger than 22 and 630 students are older than 65. The school has 1,471 students aged between 22 and 30 and 762 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under29
40 & Over630
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, 1,107 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 533 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,892
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,107
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses533
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,252
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,107
Tennessee Resident1,071
Other State In U.S.34
Outside of U.S.2

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