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Tennessee Technological University

Also known as Tennessee Tech University

1 William L. Jones Drive, Cookeville, TN

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Tennessee Technological University provides a variety of degree programs for students to guide them in their growth and development. The school is located in Cookeville, TN and publically funded. Around 12,000 students enroll at Tennessee Tech University yearly.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Engineering
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then studied by admissions staff. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 980 to 1270 on the SAT and in a range of 20 to 26 for the ACT exam is typical among students accepted to this school.  Additional information regarding TTU can be gathered by calling the school's admissions office.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state residents pay around $7,000 and out-of-state residents pay $22,000 annually. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is around $4,300. Students at this school may qualify for aid which is usually scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Tennessee Technological University "Golden Eagles" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Available sports offered may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-AA)

Students who wish to learn more about this school can take a look at their website at tntech.edu or simply request information via our portal.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates Tennessee Tech University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Tennessee Technological University is about 11,000, with undergraduate students making up about 90% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

$14,500

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $14,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $25 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • In-State Tuition: $6,800-$8,200
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $22,000-$26,730
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $290-$340 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $930-$1,100 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$8,437
Receiving Student Loans45%$5,176
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Tennessee Technological University may offer services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Tennessee Technological University is approximately 51%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years22%
Graduating in 5 Years22%
Graduating in 6 Years6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Dietetics Program
  • Music Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Tennessee Tech University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Ohio Valley Conference)
  • Basketball (Ohio Valley Conference)
  • Track and Field (Ohio Valley Conference)
  • Football (Ohio Valley Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Tennessee Technological University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    97%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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