Tuition & Fees

$8,731

$24,595

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
21%
500-599
36%
400-499
36%
300-399
7%
700-800
7%
600-699
14%
500-599
36%
400-499
43%
30-36
19%
24-29
32%
18-23
40%
12-17
9%
30-36
7%
24-29
47%
18-23
32%
12-17
14%
30-36
13%
24-29
42%
18-23
41%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,600
Declined + 2,543
Total Received 7,143
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Public

9,365

undergraduate students

1,139

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. 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 10,504
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)

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Cookeville, TN

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

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
70%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
21%
500-599
36%
400-499
36%
300-399
7%
700-800
7%
600-699
14%
500-599
36%
400-499
43%
30-36
19%
24-29
32%
18-23
40%
12-17
9%
30-36
7%
24-29
47%
18-23
32%
12-17
14%
30-36
13%
24-29
42%
18-23
41%
12-17
4%

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

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,600
Declined + 2,543
Total Received 7,143

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

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,915

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,731
Room & board $9,736
Books & supplies $2,300
Total $20,767
Average Financial Aid - $9,915
Total with Avg. Aid $10,852

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,890,398
State $4,503,763
Institutional $377,021
Other external
Total $18,771,182

Non-need-based

Federal
State $20,900,676
Institutional $11,419,703
Other external $4,699,495
Total $37,019,874
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Lester C. McKenzie
Director of Financial Aid
lmckenzie@tntech.edu

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Varsity Sports

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

Mark Wilson (men's)
Athletics Director
email

Tammie Mcmillan (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Advanced Studies in Teaching/Learning
Agriculture
Biology
Business Administration
Business Management
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counseling/Psychology
Curriculum/Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English
Environmental Sciences
Environmental/Sustainability Studies
Exceptional Learning
Exercise Science/Physical Education/Wellness
Finance
Fine Arts
Foreign Language
Geosciences
History
Human Ecology
Instructional Leadership
Interdisciplinary Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Physics
Political Science
Professional Science
Professional Studies
Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Special Education
Wildlife/Fisheries Science
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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

10,504

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

9,365
students

Female
45%
4,205

Male
55%
5,160

11%

1,139
students

Female
54%
620

Male
46%
519

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

8,259
students

Female
45%
3,708

Male
55%
4,551

12%

1,106
students

Female
45%
497

Male
55%
609

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
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

59%

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

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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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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