Frequently Asked Questions


What is my application status?

 You can check your application status by clicking on the Check My Application Status link or by logging into your PipelineMT account and clicking on the Admissions link under your student tab.

Have you received my appliation documents?

 You will receive an automated email response if you have sent documents to Please check your spam folder in your email. If you mailed your documents then check your application status to see if there is a "Received Date" listed beside the requirement.  If not, then we have not received or completely processed your documents. It takes approximately 2 to 3 days to process documents once received in the College of Graduate Studies.

How long does it take to receive my admission decision?

Once your file has been completed we will route it to your program of interest. Some programs respond within a few days but others have specific deadlines. Please check with your program of interest for their timeframe.

Can I submit copies of documents?

 Yes, we do except copies to make the initial admission decision. However, orginal transcripts and test scores are required before you will be allowed to register for classes. You will not be eligible for financial aid if your file is not fully complete and an admit to program decision has benn issued.

How do I submit a readmission application?

 Go to your piplineMT account (, click on your student tab, then select admission link. Click the CREATE A NEW APPLICATION link. (Do not click into any previous applications that you have submitted.) On the next page, scroll to the bottom and select the third option "Domestic Readmission to Graduate School" link.

How can I submit my materials?

Materials are accepted through email (, fax (615-904-8020), postal delivery, or courier/express delivery.

Postal Delivery:

Colllege of Graduate Studies
Middle Tennessee State University
MTSU Box 42
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Courier/Express Delivery:

College of Graduate Studies
Middle Tennessee State University
2269 Middle Tennessee Blvd.
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Attn: Graduate Student Admission