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Middle Tennessee State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Murfreesboro, TN

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,624
Out-of-state: $44,924
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,176
Out-of-state: $30,476
Room and Board
$8,976
Books and Supplies
$1,260
Other Expenses
$4,212
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financialaid@mtsu.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003510
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,933 (89.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,173 (74.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,158 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
276 (12.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$11,158
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,330 (61.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,870
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,049 (48.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,245
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,898 (88.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
725 (22.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,544

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
13,642 (86.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
10,392 (76.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
10,236 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,199 (11.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$10,238
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,557 (64.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,189
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,889 (57.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,118
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 6,703 (65.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,717 (17.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,520

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,936
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
4.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
794
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
649
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
3,134
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
3,149
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,929

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