Transfer Students

 Tennessee State University is a rich heritage of champions and leaders, strong academic programs and resources, faculty who will support and challenge you, real-world research and internships, and a national network of friends and mentors for life. There has never been a better time to join the TSU family, so apply now.

Are you currently enrolled at a Tennessee community college and want to ensure that your courses will meet all general education requirements when transfering to TSU?  For quick links to our Transfer Pathways Click here!


Transfer Students must meet the following two requirements for admission
  • Must have a 2.0 Cumulative GPA from all colleges/ universities combined
  • All Transfer students who graduated from high school after 1989 and have not previously earned the equivalent of a bachelor degree must also submit an official copy of their high school transcript for high school unit purposes
  • Transfer Credit Evaluations and Course Equivalencies: Click here for more information concerning our transfer credit policy and to search equivalencies. 


The following information should be forwarded to:  Office of Admissions, 3500 John A. Merritt Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209

  • Application and $25.00 Application Processing Fee (Check or money order) Apply Now
  • Official transcripts from all Colleges/Universities attended. Transcripts should be complete meaning that there should be no courses in progress listed.
  • Official High School transcript for students who graduated from high school after 1989 or who have not earned an associates or bachelors degree.