MTSU Scorecard
How we compare to peer schools
The scorecard rates MTSU in comparison to 14 peer institutions nationally and to the eight sister Tennessee public, four-year universities on student performance and financial data. In each category, MTSU is ranked in the top, middle or bottom third according to the color code in the key at right.

The comparison institutions:  National  Tennessee
Source, unless otherwise noted: National Center for Education Statistics
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Where MTSU stands:
Best Third
 
Middle Third
 
Bottom Third
 
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 INSTITUTION / STUDENT PERFORMANCE
INSTITUTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS
RANKING
National
Tennessee
Enrollment: 26,442
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Student to faculty ratio: 20:1
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Tenure track faculty: 655
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STUDENT PERFORMANCE
Bachelor’s degrees granted: 3,868
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Ranking in comparison to national peers:
8th
 
Ranking in comparison to Tennessee public universities:
1st
 
Graduation rate: 51.6%*
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*Source: Tennessee Higher Education Commission November 2012 Report
 FINANCIAL
COST PER UNDERGRADUATE
RANKING
National
Tennessee
Undergraduates receiving grant/scholarship aid:
66%
 
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Undergraduates receiving Pell Grants:
41%
 
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Full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving grant/scholarship aid:
95%
 
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Full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving Pell Grants:
48%
 
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Average net price:
$9,148*
 
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*Source: College Affordability and Transparency Center College Scorecard
Indebtedness upon graduation: $14,500*
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*Source: College Affordability and Transparency Center College Scorecard
State appropriations per FTE (an efficiency rating): $4,387
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ENDOWMENT
University endowment: $64,494,524
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Endowment per FTE: $2,802
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National Peer Institutions
Florida Atlantic University
Florida International University
George Mason University
Georgia Southern University
Georgia State University
Old Dominion University
The University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at San Antonio
University of Central Florida
University of New Orleans
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
University of North Texas
University of Southern Mississippi
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Tennessee Peer Institutions
Austin Peay State University
East Tennessee State University
Tennessee State University
Tennessee Technological University
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
The University of Tennessee-Martin
University of Memphis
Last Updated: Oct 16, 2013