Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, Tennessee
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  • Public
    4 year
  • 8,394
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:22
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 7%
    Transfer Student Ratio
Students at Tennessee Tech get more than a top-notch education. They learn to be leaders in their chosen careers and lifelong learners. Partnerships between students and faculty combine disciplines and ideas in multi-disciplinary projects and research. Outside the classroom, they learn about cultures across the globe, discover how to be good citizens through service & student clubs, gain exposure to the arts & build friendships across ages, backgrounds and interests. Tennessee Tech offers more than 40 undergraduate and 20 graduate degrees across seven academic disciplines: Agriculture and Human Ecology, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies and Nursing.


Founded 1915
Total Faculty 367
Total Enrollment 10,973
Full-Time Undergraduate 7,550
Part-Time Undergraduate 844
Transfer Students 726
Programs 278
Courses 5,271
Equivalencies 9,592 incoming
23,870 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
For information on scholarship deadlines and financial aid, please check out the Financial Aid's website https://www.tntech.edu/financialaid/payingforcollege.php
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Information for Transfer In Students

Accepts Transfers:
Transfer Agreements:
Adult Degree Completion Programs:
Bachelor of Science: Interdisciplinary Studies
Technical/Vocation Credit Accepted:
Credit for Prior Learning:
Portfolio Assessments, Institutional Challenge Exams, ACE-Military, DANTES/DSST Exams, CLEP, ACT, SAT, AP, IB.
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Additional Information

Veteran Friendly:
Tennessee Tech University has a Child Development Laboratory, part of Tennessee Tech's College of Education.
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Transfer Application Requirements

Minimum GPA:
First-time college student: 2.5 GPA and minimum of 17 ACT composite. Transfer applicants: a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 & must have at least a 2.0 GPA in their last full-time college semester (or last 12 hours for part-time students). Students who do not meet these requirements may be admitted through the Holistic Review process. **Applicants for the Computer Science, Engineering, and Math programs have additional admissions requirements that must be met.**
Official Transcripts:
To accurately evaluate you for admissibility, you will need to submit official transcripts from your diploma-granting high school or GED and all colleges in which you were ever enrolled, including transcripts from dual-credit courses and/or AP exams.
SAT/ACT Scores:
First-time college students 21 years of age or older are not required to submit ACT/SAT scores for admission, but must earn sufficient scores on the ACCUPLACER placement exams.
Application Fee:
There is a $25 non-refundable application fee for first-time applicants. Former TTU students are not required to pay the application fee to re-enroll.
Associates Degree Required:
No. Transfer students who have earned a minimum of 15 credits from one community college are eligible to complete their associate's degree using Tennessee Tech credits through the Reverse Transfer program. Ask for more information.
Other Requirements:
A few programs at Tennessee Tech have additional admission requirements. If you meet the general admission requirements, but not the program specific requirements, you will be admitted to the university.
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Transfer Credit Policy

Credits (Min/Max):
A student transferring credit from a 2-year institution must complete a minimum of 50 semester hours at Tennessee Tech for a bachelor's degree. A max of 12 semester hours of credit in religion history and/or literature may be accepted.
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Tennessee Technological University

1 William L. Jones Drive
Cookeville, Tennessee 38505-0001
Main Phone:
(931) 372-3888
Find us on:
Delivery Method:
On ground, online and hybrid courses available.


Transfer Admission Contact:
Ayla Whittaker
Transfer Specialist, Office of Admissions
(931) 372-3696
Veterans Services Contact:
Mary McCaskey
Director, Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs
(931) 372-3307
Adult Learners Contact:
Frank Tittle
Director, Office of Admissions
(931) 372-3113
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Last updated on 12/1/2023 by Tennessee Technological University.