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Tennessee State University

Academics @ TSU

Your Tennessee State University degree opens doors!

Tennessee State University organizes and offers academic programs through the following colleges, schools, and online degree programs:

View detailed listing: undergraduate | graduate


Your Gateway to the Future!


To apply to graduate school, please visit the Graduate Studies website .


Become part of the dynamic, diverse academic family at Tennessee State University and apply for admission today!

Campus Life

Top 10 Ways to Get Involved at TSU!

  1. Join one or more of our 100 student organizations , including 9 NPHC fraternities and sororities or service and honorary societies.

  2. Develop or refine your leadership skills through Leadership TSU, or prepare to serve your country through TSU's Air Force ROTC Detachment 790 .

  3. Help your Nashville neighbors and give back to the local community through service-learning and civic engagement , or participate in one of many student organization community service projects.

  4. Engage in policy development and represent the entire student body by holding an office in the Student Government Association (SGA).

  5. Sharpen your academic sights in the Honors program , or make important discoveries by conducting research .

  6. Perform in theatre productions , music ensembles , dance troupes, or our famous marching band, known as the Aristocrat of Bands .

  7. Work out in the Wellness Center , swim in our Olympic-size indoor pool, sign up for intramural sports, or challenge your friends to card games , billiards, ping-pong, or bowling in the Student Recreation Center.

  8. Write for our award-winning student newspaper The Meter or participate on our internationally recognized forensic debate team .

  9. Share your excitement about TSU with prospective students as a campus ambassador.

  10. Compete at the NCAA Division I level on our many men's and women's Ohio Valley Conference varsity athletic teams .

Check out the university calendar of upcoming events , and get the straight scoop on life as a Tennessee State University Tiger from our students .

Discover many more things to do — contact TSU today.

Online application

Welcome to Tennessee State University. All students are encouraged to apply online using the application link below:

On-line Application ( on-line applications are only received by the Admissions Office once the $25.00 application fee has been paid. Fee waivers are not accepted. Students who previously attended TSU are not required to submit an additional application fee and should complete the Readmit application.)

Although paper and online applications receive equal consideration, our online application offers several benefits:

Current Students

Office of Student Records and Registration

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