Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN

Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$8,731

$24,595

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
52%
400-499
14%
300-399
7%
700-800
7%
600-699
37%
500-599
38%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
30-36
12%
24-29
43%
18-23
41%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,237
Declined 1,676
Total Received 6,913
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Public

9,006

undergraduate students

1,180

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 10,186
Established in 1915
Coeducational Coeducational

254-acre campus in Cookeville (population: 33,452), 78 miles from Nashville. Served by bus; major airport serves Nashville.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Nearest airport: Nashville International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Baptist Collegiate Center
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • University Christian Student Center
  • Residence Hall Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Greek Week
  • Career Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • student safety organization, lighted pathways

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
59%
Top 1/2
86%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
52%
400-499
14%
300-399
7%
700-800
7%
600-699
37%
500-599
38%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
30-36
12%
24-29
43%
18-23
41%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.63

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,237
Declined 1,676
Total Received 6,913

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 51
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

98%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$2,556

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,731
Room & board $9,736
Total $18,467
Average Financial Aid - $2,556
Total with Avg. Aid $15,911
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Financial Facts

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Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

caving, cricket, dance, equestrian sports, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

caving, dance, equestrian sports, rugby

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Apparel and Textiles, General
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Civil Engineering, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Dietetics/Dietitian
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Technology, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Fashion Merchandising
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Horticultural Science
Industrial Technology/Technician
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Labor and Industrial Relations
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

10,186

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

9,006
students

Female
45%
4,047

Male
55%
4,959

12%

1,180
students

Female
56%
657

Male
44%
523

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

7,999
students

Female
45%
3,580

Male
55%
4,419

12%

1,007
students

Female
47%
467

Male
53%
540

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 25%
Student 5 year graduation rate 18%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
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

671

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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