tennessee state university

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tennessee state university

public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., part of the State University and Community College System of Tennessee. A historically black university, it still has a largely African American enrollment. Tennessee State is a land-grant school and consists of colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Engineering and Technology and schools of Agriculture and Home Economics, Nursing, and Graduate Studies and Research; the School of Allied Health Professions is administered jointly with Meharry Medical College, also in Nashville. The university offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. There are also doctoral programs in education, psychology, biological science, and public administration. Total enrollment exceeds 8,000.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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