Tennessee State University College of Education

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Deborah Chisom
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $25

Tennessee State University College of Education
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 500 paper test
61 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment N/A
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 304
Acceptance rate 93.4%
Enrollment 338 full-time
566 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications 44
Acceptance rate 31.8%
Enrollment 30 full-time
93 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 157
Acceptance rate 32.5%
Enrollment 76 full-time
430 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, education specialist, Ph.D., Ed.D.
(8)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track
Categories of study offered to education specialist students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization
50.8 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 32%
student counseling and personnel services 3%
curriculum and instruction 26%
elementary teacher education 7%
special education 6%
other 26%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates N/A
Master’s program graduates 158
Education specialist program graduates 17
Doctoral program graduates 48

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 66
Part-time faculty 58
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 88%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 0.0%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $2.0
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research N/A

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 28
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.1
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 3.1
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 460 – Low
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 539 – Medium
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 32.5% – Low
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.7:1 – Medium
Student-faculty ratio 3.3:1 – Medium
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $30.3
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $2.0

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Amy Boles Wood
Financial aid phone (615) 963-5701

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $6,712 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $17,044 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $377 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $951 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $0 per year
Room and board $8,630
Books and supplies $1,350
Miscellaneous expenses $600

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 2
Research assistants 8
Other appointments 17
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 27

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