Murfreesboro Colleges and Schools

Murfreesboro, Tennessee, has more than might be imagined when it comes to fun, adventure and living. There are both local and statewide trails that run through the city, but also historic Civil War sights nearby, including the Stones River National Battlefield. During the warmer months, you can find live concert on Fridays downtown, as well as unique places to dine and shop. In fact, students at Murfreesboro colleges and schools might be surprised at all there is to do in this city, which is located just 40 miles southeast of Nashville.

Colleges in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

  • Middle Tennessee State University: Boasting both undergraduate and graduate programs, this university gives students opportunities to explore degree programs in accounting, history, horse science, pre-law, psychology, and much more. The school's 'True Blue' pledge encapsulates its commitment to learning, service and growth. And if you happen to be worried about getting lost on MTSU's campus as a freshmen (let's face it -- this does happen!), just download the school's app for navigation help.
  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology: If a certificate or diploma is where it's at, you may want to consider enrolling at this school, also known at TCAT. Find full-time programs in areas like cosmetology, machine tooling technology, practical nursing and more, as well as options to study in the evening or even online. The school is even affiliated with the National Technical Honor Society, which provides online resources and a chance for scholarships for accepted students.
  • Daymar College: With one of three locations in Tennessee in Murfreesboro, this vocational school offers programs in accounting, business management, medical assisting, pharmacy technology and more. The school was founded in 1963, follows 8 Core Values, such as excellence, innovation and integrity, and also offers online learning in the form of diploma, certificate and associate degrees.

Fun Facts about Murfreesboro Colleges

  • Yes, music. Since 2010, MTSU has produced nine Grammy winners.
  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology has multiple campus locations including one in Paris -- well, that's Paris, Tennessee.
  • Daymar College often celebrates the end of summer with a Back-to-School Bash and Giveaway (of school supplies, that is!) There are usually bounce houses, face painting and apple bobbing, too -- for the kids.


  1. Daymar College in Murfreesboro, Daymar College,
  2. Fulltime Programs, Tennessee College of Applied Technology,
  3. Friday Night Live, Main Street Murfreesboro,
  4. "I am True Blue," Middle Tennessee State University,
  5. National Technical Honor Society, Tennessee College of Applied Technology,
  6. Programs of Study, Middle Tennessee State University,
  7. Upcoming Campus Events, Daymar College,
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,
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