Tennessee State University

School Info

Institution Type
4 year Public
Campus Setting
City
Student Teacher Ratio
16:1
Student Population
8,824
Campus Size
Midsize

Degrees Issued

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Contact Info

3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561
(615) 963-5111

  • Tennessee Schools
  • Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics in 2010

Statistics

Faculty Overview

Average Tennessee State University Faculty Salaries

Instructors
$46,140
Lecturers
$0
Assistant Professors
$44,366
Associate Professors
$55,267
Professors
$71,538

Tennessee State University Faculty by Function

Instructional & Research
494
Executive & Administrative
68
Other Professional
400
Non Professional
388
Total1,350

Percent Teachers At Tennessee State University

Teachers 36.59%
  • Dark Yellow: Teachers
  • Yellow: Non Teachers

Tenure Status for Instructors & Researchers at the Tennessee State University

Tenured
239
On Tenured Track
113
Not On Tenured Track
82

Tenure Status for instructors & Researchers at the Tennessee State University by Gender

Tenured On Tenure Track Not On Tenure Track
Men 58%
Women 42%
Men 54%
Women 46%
Men 43%
Women 57%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Tennessee State University

Native American
3
Asian
71
African American
805
Hispanic
9
Total888

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Tennessee State University

Native American
0
Asian
8
African American
172
Hispanic
1
Total181

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Tennessee State University by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 33%
W 67%
M 75%
W 25%
M 38%
W 62%
M 56%
W 44%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Tennessee State University by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 0%
W 0%
M 25%
W 75%
M 39%
W 61%
M 0%
W 100%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

School Overview

U.S. News Tennessee State University School Ranking

Not Ranked

In State Vs. Out of state undergraduates

In State 69%
  • Yellow: In State
  • Dark Yellow: Out Of State

Tennessee State University Retention Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Returning Students 67%
Returning Students 45%
  • Yellow: Returning Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Returning Students

Tennessee State University Graduation Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Graduated Students 12%
Graduated Students 36%
  • Yellow: Graduated Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Graduated Students

Tennessee State University Overall Graduation Rates

Graduated Students 36%
  • Graduated Students
  • Non Graduated Students

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