The four-year private not-for-profit institution in Jackson enrolled 3,377 students in fall 2017, including 2,181 in undergraduate and 1,196 in graduate programs, data shows. 13.4 percent of undergraduates transferred from another college or university.
69 percent of undergraduates are residents of Tennessee, and 29 percent are residents of other states. 1 percent are citizens of foreign countries.
The undergraduate student body is comprised mostly of students who identify as white (74 percent) and Black or African American (18 percent).
The school admitted 60 percent of the 2,634 students who applied for fall 2017. Of those who were admitted, 22 percent enrolled.