48 months
20720 USD/year
20720 USD/year
8000 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Department of Chemistry at Tennessee State University aspires to prepare students for a diverse workforce through quality education, and become a prominent program both nationally and internationally.


Our mission in the Chemistry program at Tennessee State University is to provide rigorous education to students, whose career path requires a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles of chemistry through designing and continuously improving curricula. 

We aim to prepare students for entry into graduate or professional schools, and to provide solutions to problems related to the human health, economic development, environment and other local or global issues.

Career Development Center

  • Located in suite 304 of the Floyd-Payne Campus Center, the TSU Career Development Center assists students in pursuing their career goals by providing them with a myriad of opportunities and empowering them to successfully compete in the global environment. 
  • Our services include career advising on various employment related topics; professional development; corporate company engagement activities and experiential learning. These services are free to all students and alumni of the University. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • General Biochemistry 
  • Spectroscopic Methods
  • Biochemical Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admissions Application and $25 application fee. (Check or Money Order)
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (TOEFL/IELTS is waived with "C" or better in college-level English Comp I)
  • Notarized Affidavit of support and financial statement.  These documents must not be older than six (6) months prior to desired semester of enrollment
  • Official transcripts from colleges/universities attended in the United States
  • Official transcripts and authorized school records with a course-by-course listing of courses and grades received; such transcripts must have been evaluated by a foreign educational credential agancy, at the student's expense.  Recommended agency is World Education Services (WES): www.wes.org
  • Proof of required immunizations 
  • Copy of passport
  • Take the ACT/SAT test if under the age of 21
  • Please do not submit emailed documents to the Admissions Office

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10360 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    20720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10360 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Nashville

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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