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


Deciding to study Economics and Finance at Tennessee State University is one of the finest career decisions that one can ever make. The department aspires to offer the very BEST training in Economics and Finance. 


The Economics and Finance program at Tennessee State University was overwhelmingly favored by our business school students for their ability to make complex formulas relevant and engaging. Words used to describe our faculty are difficult, challenging, encouraging, supportive, and engaging. 

One hundred percent of our full time faculty hold doctorate degrees with an average classroom professor-to-learner ratio of 20-to-1. Our faculty are internationally recognized for their research and can be found providing economics and financial editorials for publications across the country or interviewed for commentary on economic condition in local television channels, newspaper columns. The department publishes a renowned journal, the Journal of Developing Areas (JDA).


Highly successful careers in Economics and Finance can be found in the government including:

  • the Federal Reserve Board,
  • investment banking,
  • financial consultancy houses/brokerage firms;
  • international agencies such as the World Bank, IMF, research organizations,
  • real estate,
  • and all around local and state government departments.

Programme Structure

Concentrations include:

To complement a curriculum that provides a strong core structure we also offer these concentrations in Economic and Finance:

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • International Business

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.
  • 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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