Graduate Programs Overview

Tennessee State University is a four-years, public school located in Nashville, Tennessee. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $10,732 for Tennessee residents and $22,836 for other students in average.

It offers thirty-nine graduate programs: 24 Master's, 8 Doctorate, 7 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 354 students have been conferred Master's degree and 94 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameTennessee State University
Typefour-years, public
Address3500 John A. Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN
Graduate School Students1,615 students
461 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$10,732
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 39 Graduate Programs
24 Master's, 7 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at 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 $10,732 and $22,836 for non-Tennessee residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $537 for Tennessee residents and $1,210 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$537$1,210
Books & Supplies$1,500
Room & Board$8,548 (On-Campus) / $13,490 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$5,448 (On-Campus) / $6,020 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$26,228$38,332
Off-Campus Total$31,742$43,846
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Tennessee State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 39 major areas - 23 Master's , 7 Doctorate , 6 Post-Bachelor'. 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.
Computer And Information Sciences
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 7,615 students enrolled in Tennessee State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,615 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 486 male and 1,129 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 670 full-time and 945 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 461 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 200 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students486
Women Students1,129
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students670
Part-time Students945
By race/ethnicity 622 White, 734 Black, and 55 Asian students are attending at 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 races42
10 students are younger than 22 and 492 students are older than 65. The school has 663 students aged between 22 and 30 and 450 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under10
40 & Over492
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Tennessee State University, 461 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 200 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,615
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses461
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses200
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses954
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses461
Tennessee Resident352
Other State In U.S.101
Outside of U.S.8

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