The Dual Admission Program between Motlow State
Community College (MSCC) and Middle Tennessee State University
(MTSU) offers a structured,
guaranteed pathway for progressing from an
associates degree directly to a bachelors degree. Students get
personal contact with advisors at both institutions during the
According to data from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, MTSU is the first choice in the state for transfer students from a community college or another university, and Motlow is MTSU's No. 1 feeder school.
"I want to congratulate you (MTSU) on being an institution that has stepped up to the plate to be such a resource to so many different students,"; Motlow State Community College's Dr. Mary Lou Apple said . "For us it is about the student; I think that's why we work well with MTSU.
After fulfilling all their dual-admission requirements, students will be guaranteed admission to MTSU. Participating Motlow students will be able to save money by completing their first two years at the community college, but will also be exposed to the university environment and become familiar with MTSU professors and staff. Advising will be available at both institutions, and students who leave MSCC will be able to register at MTSU during priority registration periods.