Frequently Asked Questions

What is my application status?

 You can check your application status by clicking on the Check My Application Status link or by logging into your PipelineMT account and clicking on the Admissions link under your student tab.

Have you received my application documents?

Check your application status to see if there is a "Received Date" listed beside the requirement.  If not, then we have not received or completely processed your documents. It takes approximately one business week to process documents once received in the College of Graduate Studies.

How long does it take to receive my admission decision?

Once your file has been completed, we will route it to your program of interest. Some programs respond within a few days but others have specific deadlines. Please check with your program of interest for their timeframe.

Can I submit copies of documents?

 Yes, we do accept copies to make the initial admission decision. However, original transcripts and test scores are required before you will be allowed to register for classes. You will not be eligible for financial aid if your file is not fully complete and an admit to program decision has been issued.

How do I submit a readmission application?

 Go to your pipelineMT account (, click on your student tab, then select admission link. Click the CREATE A NEW APPLICATION link. (Do not click into any previous applications that you have submitted.) On the next page, scroll to the bottom and select the third option "Domestic Readmission to Graduate School" link.


Go to this link (, enter your ID and PIN that you created the first time. Once you have signed in, click on the "NEW" link to create  a new application. DO NOT GO INTO YOUR OLD APPLICATION. On the next page, scroll to the bottom of the screen under Graduate Students and select the 3rd option, "Domestic Readmission to Graduate School".

If you do not remember your log in information, you can click on the "First time user account creation" link and start a new one that way. Passwords are not recoverable.

How can I submit my materials?

The BEST way to send us your application materials is to scan them and send them electronically to  If you are unable to email us your materials, you can send them via regular mail to our mailing address.

Postal Deliver:

College of Graduate Studies
Middle Tennessee State University
MTSU Box 42
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Courier/Express Deliver:

College of Graduate Studies
Middle Tennessee State University
2269 Middle Tennessee Blvd.
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Attn: Graduate Student Admission 



Do I need to request my MTSU transcripts?

No, we are able to pull your grades through our system. It will show up on your checklist and missing items letters that we need that transcript, but that is just generated on there until we complete that requirement on our end.