This fall, Tennessee State University anticipates the enrollment of over 3,300 new Tigers to the TSU family. This freshmen class is one of the largest among HBCUs and the largest in the history of the university. This number does not take into account the 1,000 plus graduates who registered for classes for the 2022-2023 academic school year or the close to 400 transfer students.
Tennessee State’s Freshmen Class Has More Black First-Year Students Than Some Universities Entire Minority Population
Based on a 2021 report in the Washington Post, flagship universities say diversity is a priority. As Black enrollment falls behind in many states, this TSU freshman class alone contains more Black first-year students than the entire minority population at numerous universities.