Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN

Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$9,636

$19,668

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
520
75th
620
25th
510
75th
29
25th
20
75th
26
25th
19
75th
28
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,400
Declined 1,381
Total Received 6,781
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Public

9,646

undergraduate students

1,457

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 11,103
Established in 1915
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Small town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
69%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
520
75th
620
25th
510
75th
29
25th
20
75th
26
25th
19
75th
28
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted ACT only Recommended SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,400
Declined 1,381
Total Received 6,781

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

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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Financial Aid

87%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,613

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,358
Room $5,760
Board $4,954
Additional fees $1,278
Books & supplies $1,280
Total $21,630
Average Financial Aid - $7,613
Total with Avg. Aid $14,017

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,430,442
State $5,182,574
Institutional $224,617
Other external
Total $20,837,633

Non-need-based

Federal
State $20,224,133
Institutional $10,859,935
Other external $3,990,251
Total $35,074,319
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 255-8881
F: 931 372-6309
financialaid@tntech.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

caving, cricket, dance, equestrian sports, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

caving, dance, equestrian sports, rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, cheerleading, dance, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee, walleyball, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Valley Conference (Division I, Football FCS)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
General Studies.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
History, General.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Science, Technology and Society.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Business Management

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

11,103

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

9,646
students

Female
45%
4,376

Male
55%
5,270

13%

1,457
students

Female
58%
843

Male
42%
614

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

8,472
students

Female
45%
3,841

Male
55%
4,631

12%

1,174
students

Female
46%
535

Male
54%
639

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 24

Spring: January 19

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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
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