Welcome Prospective Students

This site provides a number of links to resources of interest to post-baccalaureate students interested in becoming graduate students at Middle Tennessee State University. If the information you seek is not available at one of the linked pages please contact the College of Graduate Studies at (615) 898-2840 or graduate@mtsu.edu in order that we may assist you.







All Application Materials and Correspondence should be sent to:

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

NOTE: All materials received become the property of MTSU and cannot be returned to the student or forwarded to a third party.

Priority Dates for Application Submission

October 1, 2014 Priority Date for Spring 2015
March 1, 2015 Priority Date for Summer 2015
June 1, 2015 Priority Date for Fall 2015

Applications will continue to be accepted after the priority dates and up to the desired term of entry, processed in the order in which they are received. It is recommended that you apply at least three months prior to your desired term of entry and allow at least 2-4 weeks for a completed application to be acted on by a department

International applicants are encouraged to complete their application as early as possible, as they are required to submit additional documentation for issuance of the I-20. The priority dates provide time for the additional governmental processing of immigration documents and issuance of visas.


  • Individual programs may have earlier deadlines. Prospective students (domestic and international) should consult department application deadlines which may supersede College of Graduate Studies' deadlines.
  • Students must be admitted to a graduate program to be eligible for Financial Aid

Test Codes for Middle Tennessee State University:

INFS - 6ZR-KJ-37
MBA (Full-time) - 6ZR-KJ-25
MBA (Part-time) - 6ZR-KJ-52
GRE 1466
MAT 1751
Praxis 1466
TOEFL 1466