Tennessee State University

Tennessee State University, at Nashville coeducational land-grant and state supported est. 1912 as Tennessee Agriculture & Industrial State Normal School for Negroes attained university status 1979. It offers programs in arts and sciences, nursing and allied health professions, education, agriculture, business and public administration, criminal justice, and engineering. The university maintains a joint program with Meharry Medical College.

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