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Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN
University Website: www.tntech.edu
Apply Online: www.tntech.edu/admissions/
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Tennessee Technological University, popularly known as Tennessee Tech, is an accredited public university located in Cookeville, Tennessee, US, a city approximately seventy miles (110 km) east of Nashville. It was formerly known as Tennessee Polytechnic Institute (1915), and before that as Dixie College, the name under which it was founded as a private institution in 1909. It places special emphasis on undergraduate education in fields related to engineering and technology, although degrees in education, liberal arts, agriculture, nursing, and other fields of study can be pursued as well. Additionally, there are graduate offerings in engineering, education, business, and the liberal arts. It is operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents, and its athletic teams compete in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Tennessee Tech is ranked among the Top 8 Public Schools in the South in U.S. News & World Report's 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, & 2012 editions of "America's Best Colleges." It was also ranked among the Top Public Schools in the South in the 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2006 college guides. The Princeton Review also listed TTU as a "Best College Value" in 2006 and 2007. TTU is one of "America's 100 Best College Buys" as reported by Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc. in 2006.

As of the 2011 fall semester, Tennessee Tech enrolls over 11,768 students (9,920 undergraduate and 1,848 graduate students), and its campus has 87 buildings on 235 acres (0.95 km²) centered along Dixie Avenue in north Cookeville. The average class size is twenty six students and the student to faculty ratio is 18:1. Less than one percent of all classes are taught by teaching assistants with the rest of the classes being taught by professors. The ethnic breakdown of the undergraduate student population is: 88.2% White/Caucasian, 4.1% African American, 1.5% Asian/Pacific Islander, 1.3% Hispanic, 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native, and 4.6% Other.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $18,888.00 avg tuition

1 William L. Jones Drive
Cookeville, TN 38505-0001
(931) 372-3223

Apply online Admissions:
www.tntech.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.tntech.edu/financialaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Tennessee Technological University

Statistics:
Applied 4,447
Admitted 4,318 97%
Enrolled total 1,968
Full Time: 1,960
Part Time 8
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 480 620
SAT Math 500 650
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 18 25
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 73%
4-year graduation rate 22%
6-year graduation rate 53%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Tennessee Technological University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,256.00 $5,256.00 $18,888.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,150.00 $1,150.00 $1,150.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $219.00 $219.00 $787.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,060.00 $7,060.00 $19,540.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,034.00 $1,034.00 $1,034.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $353.00 $353.00 $977.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,940.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $4,050.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $2,030.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 97%
Percent receiving grant aid 93%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,762.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 52%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,541.00

Tennessee Technological University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agriculture, General X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Finance, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
ENGINEERING
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Industrial Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Industrial Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X

Tennessee Technological University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
NRF Next Generation Scholarship Up to $25,000 October 14, 2016

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