Tennessee State University

Tennessee State University


Website: http://www.tnstate.edu/

 (615) 963-5000

 (615) 963-5882

 3500 John A. Meritt Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37209

Tennessee State University, through its legacy as an HBCU and land grant institution, transforms lives, prepares a diverse population of leaders, and contributes to economic and community development by providing affordable and accessible educational programs at various degree levels promoting academic excellence through scholarly inquiry, teaching, research, lifelong learning, and public service.

Designated as a “high research” institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, Tennessee State strives for excellence in programming, offerings, and community engagement.

  • Comprehensive, urban, coeducational, land-grant university
  • Offering undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees – Undergraduate | Graduate
  • Designated as a “high research” institution
  • Founded in 1912 after its organization in 1909 as the Agricultural and Industrial State Normal School

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