Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN

Middle Tennessee State University

Welcome to MTSU !

Recently rated as a top university in the US by Princeton Review's 2020 guide edition for The Best 385 Colleges (a designation only 13% of America's four-year colleges have earned), MTSU is proud of our more-than-100-year commitment to academic excellence and student success since our founding on September 11, 1911.

Located on our beautiful 550 acre campus about 35 miles southeast of Nashville, Tennessee, in the city of Murfreesboro, MTSU has approximately 22,000 students, about 1,000 full-time faculty members, and over 2,800 graduate students exploring more than 100 different areas of study. The university offers, through eight colleges, the College of Graduate Studies, and thirty-nine academic departments, baccalaureate instruction in the sciences, education, business, liberal and fine arts, media and entertainment, and a variety of other fields. Graduate programs are offered at the master's specialist, and doctoral levels.


Seeking Committed Faculty

MTSU seeks faculty committed to innovative teaching, robust research/creative activity, and meaningful service as well as culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.


Determining our Future

We are committed to continuing in our determination for a bright future with opportunities for service to the state, the region, the nation, and the world. We stand well positioned to build on past success and solidify our standing as Tennessee's best regional comprehensive university.