Tennessee State University

Most Influential School

Public land-grant university in Nashville, Tennessee, United States

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About Tennessee State University

According to Wikipedia, Tennessee State University is a public historically black land-grant university in Nashville, Tennessee. Founded in 1912, it is the only state-funded historically black university in Tennessee. It is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Tennessee State University offers 41 bachelor’s degrees, 23 master's degrees, and eight doctoral degrees. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

Tennessee State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

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How Much Does Tennessee State University Cost To Attend?

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How Much Do Tennessee State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Tennessee State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $39,800 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Tennessee State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

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Where is Tennessee State University?

Tennessee State University is located at 3500 John A. Merritt Blvd, Nashville TN 37209-1561

How Safe is Tennessee State University?

Tennessee State University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Tennessee State University Known For?

Tennessee State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Tennessee State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Tennessee State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Tennessee State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Education, and History. Here are some of Tennessee State University's most famous alumni:

Dave Davis
An American football player.
Eleanor Montgomery
An American high jumper.
Ronnie Greer
An American politician.
Brent Alexander
An American football player.
Cleveland Eaton
An American musician.
Iris Davis
An American sprinter.
Dick Catledge
Dick Catledge
A United States air force general.
Rod Reed
An American football coach.
Lloyd Neal
Lloyd Neal
An American professional basketball player born in Talbotton, Georgia.
Wayne Arnold
An American basketball player .
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Robert Knight
An American singer.