Tuition & Fees

$8,700

$17,490

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
20%
500-599
40%
400-499
29%
300-399
7%
700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
47%
400-499
21%
300-399
3%
30-36
19%
24-29
36%
18-23
37%
12-17
8%
30-36
7%
24-29
46%
18-23
35%
12-17
12%
30-36
13%
24-29
43%
18-23
41%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

55%

45%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,992
Declined + 1,948
Total Received 5,940
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Public

9,437

undergraduate students

1,055

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Teacher Education
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Business Management
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Codes

SAT 1804
ACT 4012

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School Facts

Tennessee Technological University, founded in 1915, is a public, multipurpose, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Appalachian Center for Crafts; the Colleges of Agriculture and Human Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering and the Graduate School. Its 254-acre campus is located in Cookeville, 78 miles east of Nashville.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 10,492
Established in 1915
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Cookeville, TN

254-acre campus in Cookeville (population: 32,622), 78 miles from Nashville. Served by bus; major airport serves Nashville.

Tennessee Technological University
One William L. Jones Drive
Cookeville, TN 38505

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
69%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
11 fraternities 10% of male students
 
5 sororities 13% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
20%
500-599
40%
400-499
29%
300-399
7%
700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
47%
400-499
21%
300-399
3%
30-36
19%
24-29
36%
18-23
37%
12-17
8%
30-36
7%
24-29
46%
18-23
35%
12-17
12%
30-36
13%
24-29
43%
18-23
41%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Not used
ACT only Recommended

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,992
Declined + 1,948
Total Received 5,940

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Judy Riggsbee
Interim Director of Admissions
P: 800 255-8881
F: 931 372-6250
admissions@tntech.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,700
Room & board $9,400
Books & supplies $2,300
Total $20,400
Average Financial Aid - $9,433
Total with Avg. Aid $10,967

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,433

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,338,025
State $2,443,481
Institutional $5,824
Other external
Total $9,787,330

Non-need-based

Federal
State $5,074,763
Institutional $7,387,516
Other external $828,014
Total $13,290,293

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Valley Conference (Division I, Football FCS)
Mascot
Awesome Eagle
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Advanced Teaching/Learning Studies
Agriculture
Arts
Biology
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Child/Family Studies
Civil Engineering
Communication
Computer Science
Curriculum/Instruction
Educational Psychology/Counselor Education
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English
Environmental Sciences
Environmental/Sustainability Studies
Exceptional Learning
Exercise Science
Exercise Science/Physical Education
Foreign Languages
Geosciences
History
Human Ecology
Instructional Leadership
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business/Cultures
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Nursing
Physics
Political Science
Professional Science
Professional Studies
Secondary Education
Sociology
Special Education
Wildlife/Fisheries Science
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Undergraduate

90%

9,437
students

Female
45%
4,271

Male
55%
5,166

Graduate

10%

1,055
students

Female
53%
557

Male
47%
498

undergraduateFull-time

89%

8,440
students

Female
46%
3,816

Male
54%
4,624

undergraduatePart-time

11%

997
students

Female
46%
455

Male
54%
542

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 24

Spring: January 19

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 73
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Japan
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Charles Wilkerson
Director, International Student Affairs
931 372-3634
cwilkerson@tntech.edu

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