StudentsReview :: Middle Tennessee State University
-or-
Search for Schools by Region
 

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
Alabama State University -- Montgomery, AL
Arizona State University -- Tempe, AZ
Arkansas State University -- Jonesboro, AR


  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.


Middle Tennessee State University

How this student rated the school
Alumni Survey
 
Describes the student body as:

Describes the faculty as:

Female
Intelligence
Quite Bright
Lowest Rating
Highest Rating
Major: English (This Major's Salary over time)
I transferred to MTSU from community college so I was a bit older going into the traditional college environment (although I did experience a semester at UTK which didn't work out for me). I lived on campus in a building that at the time had just been renovated and very easily made wonderful friends. I started my college career by being a History major but then soon changed to Psychology and after that settled with English. Each department was friendly and helpful. Since I have more experience with the English professors I can claim that my professors were quite knowledgeable about their subject, and each are more than happy to help as long as you put in the effort.

I became a Resident Assistant in my second year and continued till I graduated. This means I had to walk around campus at ungodly hours of the night. Personally, I never felt unsafe on campus. Of course, that doesn't mean things don't happen, but you're going to encounter that at most campuses. People have commented on the high number of Memphis residents on campus. Considering my second year I lived in the area that campus police called "mini-Memphis" this claim is quite accurate; however, I personally never had an issue with anyone and to say the campus is "overrun with black people" is quite hyperbole.

Price, location, Coed vs. single gender, and community vs. suite style bathrooms are all factors in choosing on-campus housing, but if anyone wants recommendations I would go with Monohan, Lyon, Smith. Judd, Sims, Beasley, and Gracy are decent, but Deere and Nicks can be swamps when it rains (even on the top floor). Corlew and Cummings I'm least familiar with, but they're the Freshman housing so I stayed away from that since I was a transfer student (although most on-campus housing is filled with Freshmen).

Parking has been an issue for years on campus (and yes, someone did even stab someone for a parking spot). Since I've graduated they have added several construction projects that have cut down on parking spots for students. Although I hardly had issues with parking I can't honestly speak for now. What I can say is that compared to my current university where I'm completing a master's degree, parking decals are over four hundred dollars. Certainly makes me miss MTSU in that regard.

Overall, any college experience is what you put into it. I have great friends and great stories from MTSU so I can do nothing but highly recommend it.
Ask a Question or add a response!

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
• How to choose the right college?
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
• Personality Type and College Choice
• A Free Application is a Good Application
• College Academic Survival Guide
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
• The Scoop on State Schools
• The Purpose of a Higher Education
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
• How to choose a college major
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
• Nailing the College Application Process
• What to do for a Successful Interview
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
• Starting College (General College Advice)
Earn $$
Write an Article for us!
About Us | Advertise! | Press
Send Comments/Suggestions to: sradmin@studentsreview.com.

Copyright © 2000-2014. StudentsReview, All Rights Reserved.
 

 

Disclaimer: StudentsReview makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this site, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site. Furthermore, StudentsReview is not affiliated with any University or Institution.

All Universities in Tennessee (TN), College Search, College Rankings