NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee State University was recently named Best College or University in the 2023 Best of Music City Community’s Choice Awards, sponsored by The Tennessean newspaper and USA Today Network.
“MTSU is Greater Nashville’s No. 1 choice for higher education,” said MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee. “We’re pleased that our community recognizes the quality of our university – not only through this award, but also by attending our institution.”
Organizers said the awards recognize more than 570 businesses and organizations each year. The process starts with public nominations, with five vote-getters being named nominees in more than 190 categories. Another voting round selects the finalists and winners.
Tennessee State University and Tennessee Tech University were finalists in the category won by MTSU.
The Dec. 8 award ceremony was held at the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown.
Founded in 1911 as one of three state normal schools for teacher training, Middle Tennessee State University is one of the oldest and largest undergraduate universities in the state of Tennessee.
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— Andrew Oppmann (Andrew.Oppmann@mtsu.edu)