You have unlimited possibilities for success at Tennessee State University. We’re a leading institution of higher learning and provide students with the opportunity to experience academic and personal growth. You’ll receive instruction from top-notch faculty and be immersed in research, service learning, and student life activities, including internships, cultural, and study abroad opportunities.
Our world-class faculty will teach you how to apply what you learn in the classroom to real-world situations. As a student, you will become a problem solver and critical thinker. You may begin the admissions process by submitting your application. The university also assists in providing information on financial aid services, work-study, fellowships and scholarships based on eligibility and other rules and regulations established by the agencies.
Tennessee State University students go by the motto: “Think. Work. Serve.” But we also realize a little fun should be part of the collegiate experience to create a holistic approach to learning. With a variety of social, professional and civic clubs for students to participate in, there are many opportunities for you to share your time and talents and enjoy connecting with your fellow students to create the work-life balance needed for success in college and beyond.
Tennessee State University counts on the generous contributions of alumni and friends to fulfill our mission of providing a top-notch, affordable education to the best and brightest students. Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference. When you support TSU, you help provide critically needed scholarships, departmental support and other special project funding that benefits our students.
Tennessee State University is engaging in cutting-edge research to address critical challenges in our society. Our research arm supports faculty and students by taking their ideas from conception to fruition in critical areas such as biotechnology, homeland security and agriculture, to name a few. Our Centers of Excellence encourage collaborative and experimental learning opportunities and help expand the boundaries of science, education and technology.
Tennessee State University Athletics is part of the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) NCAA Division Ⅰ and offers football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, track and field, golf, tennis, softball and volleyball. We provide student-athletes with a positive academic and social environment to excel on and off the field. Our mission is to blend physical, emotional and intellectual development into one experience. We not only build winning-teams, but leaders in the classroom, in the community and in your profession of choice.
Tennessee State University is a world-class university known for academic excellence, incredible students, inspiring faculty, exceptional value and an amazing campus and community. We invite you to learn more about TSU and our academic programs, admissions process, tuition and financial aid, campus visits, student housing and more.
Tennessee State University is dedicated to helping students develop the skills needed for the real world. Our vibrant campus life, leadership opportunities, rigorous academic programs, access to scholarships and student services are just a few of the student services we offer. We are preparing career-ready professionals today for knowledge-based jobs tomorrow. The Tiger legacy continues with you.
TSU loves parents! And we encourage you to stay involved with your Tennessee State University student. We strive to make the transition to college and beyond flow as smoothly as possible for everyone. We’ll keep you up-to-date on campus happenings through a monthly eNewsletter, a helpful Parent Guide and through many other programs and events. We’re here to help you and your student make the most out of your TSU experience.
At Tennessee State University, our blood runs blue! We enjoy connecting, socializing and sharing news about the great things our alumni are doing across the globe. From our annual Homecoming celebration to donor events and volunteer activities, TSU alumni always find time to celebrate what it means to be a Big Blue Tiger. We welcome you back to campus anytime to rekindle your most memorable experiences.
Welcome to Tennessee State University, located in the heart of Nashville, one of the nation’s most progressive cities! Whether you are here for your first visit, planning a campus tour or returning after many years away, TSU welcomes you to enjoy our facilities, hospitality and our unique history and contributions.
Tennessee State University is proud to have 1,200 distinguished administrators, faculty and staff members as part of our team. With outstanding reputations for teaching, research and service, these professionals make valuable contributions to our community of scholars and ensure that TSU is a thriving public institution of higher learning.
***Admissions are currently suspended for the Traditional AAS and the LPN to RN Career Mobility Specialties. We are in the process of revising both programs. In the meantime, there is more than one educational pathway leading to degrees in healthcare at Tennessee State University. Please visit the College of Health Sciences page at: http://www.tnstate.edu/health_sciences/ or the Bachelor’s of Nursing page at http://www.tnstate.edu/nursing/bachelor.aspx. The BSN Program is now accepting applications for Fall 2017 admissions!***
School of Nursing
The School of Nursing and each of its nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Education in Nursing and are approved by the Tennessee State Board of Nursing.
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Become the best possible health care professional you can be, and help meet the growing demand for skilled nursing professionals to serve our changing population. Start on the path to your nursing career at Tennessee State University, where our exceptional faculty members are dedicated to your professional advancement.
Explore nursing concepts as you learn to analyze health problems and intervene to meet patient and family needs. Learn to communicate effectively with both clients from diverse backgrounds and your professional health care colleagues, while making a difference in the lives of others.
Our programs provide an excellent opportunity to be well prepared to take the NCLEX-RN licensing examination or National Certification examinations, apply your nursing education to positions in hospitals, health care clinics, schools, businesses, and industry, or serve individual clients as you make a significant contribution to the health care services in your community.
Invest in your future. Choose from affordable TSU program options to fit your schedule, whether you’re just entering the field or pursuing an advanced degree. You’ll enjoy coursework delivered through real-time video and Web-enhanced or online classes, as well as traditional classroom instruction. Excellent clinical placements in major hospitals and health care agencies throughout the Nashville metro area and beyond offer you the hands-on, practical experiences you need to succeed in providing effective patient care.
All nursing programs at Tennessee State University are fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; 1-404-975-5000.
Why wait? Explore TSU for yourself. Visit us and see the campus, learn more about life in Nashville. and discover the heart of our exciting TSU Tiger community. Apply for admission. request information. or contact Tennessee State University today.
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Tennessee State University has been designated a certified “Vets Campus” by the THEC, and “Military Friendly” by G.I Jobs and Victory Media.