Tennessee State University

History

Organized as the Agricultural and Industrial State Normal School, this educational institution began in 1912. A land-grant institution, it was raised to the status of a four-year teachers’ college in 1922, and elevated to full-fledged land-grant university status in 1958.

Today, Tennessee State University is a comprehensive, urban, coeducational university located five minutes west of downtown Nashville, the state capital and second-largest city in Tennessee.

Academic Merit

The approximately 8,750 undergraduate and graduate student body representing 35 states and 55 countries enjoys a 450-acre main campus with more than 65 buildings situated in a residential setting. Undergraduate programs include:

Accounting
Aviation Management
Agribusiness
Architectural Engineering
Art
Social Sciences
Biology
Business Administration
Management
Marketing
Hospitality and Tourism Management
Human Resource Management
Business Data Analytics
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Economics
Finance
International Business
Education
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering
English
Foreign Languages
Health Sciences
History
Human Performance and Sport Sciences
Child Development and Family Studies
Fashion Merchandising
Food and Nutritional Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Nursing
Physics
Political Science
International Relations
Pre-Law
Public Administration
Health Administration
Information Technology
International Organizational Leadership
Organizational Leadership
Psychology
Public Health
Social Work
Sociology
Speech
Communications
Theatre
Speech Communication
Urban Studies

Campus Life

Avon Williams Campus is located downtown near the center of the Nashville’s business and government district.

Over and above the benefits of living in a thriving center of government, business, industry and education, recreational activities include Music Row with the Grand Ole Opry, the famous Opryland Hotel, historic Market Street, Printer’s Alley, the Tennessee State Capitol, and the historic Black Business District as well as numerous other Black historic and cultural sites.

ADDRESS: 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN
PHONE: 615-963-5000
WEBSITE: https://www.tnstate.edu

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