Freshmen 21 & Over

freshmenGet the Tools to Exceed!

From an extensive academic advising program to peer tutoring to science, math, and writing support centers, if you have the desire to succeed, Tennessee State will give you the tools. Well-established career services include internship networks, paid cooperative education opportunities, employer workshops and on-campus recruiting, so what are you waiting for? Apply now.




Admission Requirements
Tennessee Resident : 2.25 Cumulative GPA 
Non-Tennessee Resident : 2.50 Cumulative Un-weighted GPA

Distribution of College Preparatory courses such as:   4 units of English, 3 Units of Math, 1 Unit of Visual/Performing Arts, 1 Unit of  Natural Science, 1 Unit of Natural Science Lab, 

1 Unit of US History, 1 Unit of Social Studies, 2 Units of the same Foreign Language.

All GED Recipients : Passing scores in all Categories


The following information should be forwarded to: Office of Admissions, 3500 John A. Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209

  • Application and $25.00 Application Processing Fee (Check or money order)
  • Official High School transcript for students who attended/graduated from high school
  • Official GED test scores, if applicable


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