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TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, COOKEVILLE, TENNESSEE

Cookeville, TennesseeLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1915Established Year
  10504Enrollment

Tennessee Technological University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Suruchi Gupta Suruchi Gupta
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Tennessee Tech offers a practical, ready-to-work environment from a broad range of academic programs providing the students the freedom to discover and pursue their passions

Established in 1915, Tennessee Technological University is among the best public universities in the South of the USA. It offers bachelor, master, specialist and doctorate degrees to more than 10,000 new students each year.

Tennessee Technological University Campus

The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College. It is known for providing the highest return on investment among other public universities in the State.

Tennessee Technological University Rankings

U.S. News Rankings 2020:

  • #272 in National Universities
  • #186 in Top Performers on Social Mobility
  • #135 in Top Public Schools
  • #170 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs

Times Higher Education Rankings (2020)

  • U.S. Rankings: #2020 – 501-600th

Highlights

Year Of Establishment1915
LocationTennessee
College TypePublic
Campus SettingRural
Endowment65.9 million USD
Student Retention Rate72%
Work-study programyes
Mode of ProgramFull time; Part time; online
Enrollment10,140
Student Faculty Rate18: 1
Graduation Rate54.4%
Retention Rate77%
Official Websitetntech.edu

Tennessee Technological University Programs

The Tennessee Technological University offers various programs at various levels of studies.

It covers over 200 programs in disciplines like liberal arts, education, engineering, nursing, environmental studies, cyber security, design and business.

Among the top graduate programs of the university are MBA, M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, M.S.N. Nursing and M.P.S. Professional Studies.

The major popular undergraduate programs offered by the university include mechanical engineering, nursing, computer science, exercise science, physical education and wellness, biology, business management, elementary education, electrical engineering, agriculture, civil and environmental engineering.

Tennessee Technological University Campus

There are 8 academic schools and colleges within the university that offer degrees in Agriculture and Human Ecology, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies and Nursing.

The university has a Hooper Eblen Center which provides athletic facilities to students with an arena that can accommodate more than 9800 audience at a time.

The campus also consists of 2 tennis courts, fitness center, pool, handball court, meeting rooms, turf and 8-lane track.

The Angelo and Jennette Volpe Library on campus holds a collection of 367,000 books and e-books, 100,000 periodicals and over 100 research databases and resources.

International Business Association, Marketing clubs, and Omicron Delta Epsilon are some of the student organisations offered by the university.

Tennessee Technological University Housing

Tennessee Technological University offers students the facility of housing.

Housing options on the campus include 9 residence halls namely, Browning & Evins Halls, Cooper & Dunn Halls, Crawford Halls, Ellington & Wharf Halls, Jobe & Murphy Halls, Maddux Halls, C.S. Cooper & Pinkerton Halls, New hall North, and New Hall South.

Tech Village Apartments are also offered by the university.

Residence halls are divided into Capital Quad, Main Quad and Pinkerton Quad with differently designed rooms to meet the needs of all students. All the rooms are well furnished. They have common area, restrooms, and study lounges also.

Tech Villages are apartment style houses that have one and two bedroom apartments as well as two bedroom suites. Through living on campus the student becomes a part of a learning community.

Tennessee Technological University Admission Process

The following is the information regarding the admission 

Application Portal: University’s Official website.

Application Fee: 40 USD

  • Standardized test scores of SAT/ ACT are required for evaluation during admission decisions. A minimum SAT score required is 460 in Critical Reading or Math or Average ACT scores of 25.
  • High school/ college GPA – 2.50 on 4.00 for all the aspirants
  • English proficiency test scores for all the aspirants - Applicants whose native language is not English must include official scores of English proficiency tests with required minimum scores of TOEFL 61/ IELTS - 5.5/ PTE - 52
  • Supporting Documents to be submitted by all the aspirants are the admission application for evaluation include certified mark sheets, official transcripts, diplomas, school leaving certificate, affidavit of support, and copies of passport, health forms and official test scores.

Tennessee Technological University Cost of Attendance

The following is the cost of attendance for the year 2019-2020 

ExpenseAmount (USD)*Amount (USD)*
Tuition Fees26,70023,350
Room and Board88508850
Books and Supplies23002300
Personal Expenses32503450
Transportation31003100

Given below is the estimated cost of attendance for the year 2020-21 for the Graduate students.

ExpenseAmount (USD)*
Full time Tuition Fee7269
Residence Hall2880
Meal Plans2403

Tennessee Technological University Financial Aid

Types of financial aid provided by the University include scholarships, loans, grants and federal work study.

University loans are available in each semester in fall, spring and summer. The loan provided will be equivalent to the amount that is to be deposited in the first payment.

Federal Direct Stafford Loans are provided at lower interest rates to help students fund their studies at the University.

Tennessee Technological University Notable Alumni

Alumni of the Tennessee Technological University are entitled to become part of events at the university, receive merchandise, career development services and connect with other alumni members.

Few notable alumni are Kent Johnson (member of Civil Service department of City of Knoxville), Randy Keifer (owner of Stone Steel Inc), Keith Madison (senior manager of Business Applications in TVA’s Information Technology Information), Becky Roberson Magura (Chair of the PBS Interconnection Committee).

Tennessee Technological University Placement

The marketing club of the university is focused towards career development of students and job placements.

Students can join the marketing club any time during the year. Recruiting process is conducted during fall.

Based on PayScale reports, graduates of the University have the highest starting salary as compared to any other public universities in Tennessee.

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Tennessee Technological University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population11507
FAFSA Code003523
Application Cost$25
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$17,186 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

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April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-61- -
IELTS-5.5- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score113010101250 5%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing565500630-
Mathematics565510620-
ACTCheck Detailed Score252128 97%
English252128-
Mathematics231927-

Tennessee Technological University Acceptance Rate

64.4%

Acceptance Rate

7143

Total Applicants

11507

Total Enrolled

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Female

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Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program64.4%
Total Applicants15863
Total Enrolled10215
Graduate
Graduate Programs64.4%
Total Applicants2007
Total Enrolled1292

Tennessee Technological University Enrollment

Enrollment
Tennessee Technological University Enrollment11507
Undergraduate Enrollment10215
Graduate Enrollment1292
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate39.9%

Attendance Cost

$17,186

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$17,186 / Year
Post Graduate Program$17,424 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$2,300 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$9,400 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$6,300 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$9,400 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$6,300 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$5,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$6,300 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Arts ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Art and Design
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
ProgramsAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
5405539312289
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    Willow Bend Shopping Center2.52 Km
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