Beautiful & Conveniently Located
Located just 10 minutes from downtown Nashville on nearly 500 wooded acres along the beautiful Cumberland River, the main campus of Tennessee State University offers the resources and facilities you expect of an outstanding higher education institution.
TSU is here to serve you—with academic classrooms, science and research laboratories, residence halls, indoor and outdoor recreational facilities and athletic spaces, performing arts centers and galleries, computing support, agricultural lands, engineering and business resources, and libraries and media centers, as well as plenty of exceptional city sites and nearby parks where you can relax and enjoy yourself.
Whether you’re looking for recreation in Kean Hall, information from student services administrative offices, presentations in the Forum auditorium, textbooks and gifts in the University Bookstore, meeting and study spaces, or meals and snacks in the cafés and dining hall, you’ll find food, fun, and friends at the Floyd-Payne Campus Center.
Reserve one of our many campus venues, including auditoriums and performing arts centers, for your get-togethers, conferences, and special events.
You’ll also find TSU in the center of downtown Nashville’s government and business district. Our Avon Williams Campus houses programs for distance learning, continuing education, and the Evening/Weekend College to serve traditional and adult/nontraditional students.
New to the city? Family and friends need a place to stay while they visit you? Nashville offers excellent accommodations to fit your needs, with exciting attractions that make any visit more enjoyable.
Check out our campus maps, and explore TSU for yourself. Visit us, learn more about life in Nashville, and discover the heart of Big Blue Country.
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