Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, Tennessee
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  • Public
    4 year
  • 1:22
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 7%
    Transfer Student Ratio
TTU was founded as the state’s comprehensive technological university, and continues to emphasize technology in all areas. Although best-known for high quality instruction and research in Engineering and the STEM disciplines, TTU provides strong programs in each of its seven colleges and schools—Agricultural and Human Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Interdisciplinary Studies, and the Graduate School. TTU’s commitment to public service and economic development in the Upper Cumberland region is especially visible in its Nursing, Agriculture, teacher education, and environmental stewardship programs.
Over 9,000 courses transfer into Tennessee Technological University
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Total Faculty 367
Total Enrollment 10,973
Programs 218
Courses 4,470
Transfer Agreements 99 incoming
Equivalencies 9,213 incoming
17,582 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
About 2/3 of all students at Tennessee Tech receive some type of financial aid from a variety of sources such as federal, state, university and private funds. There are numerous scholorships available for non-traditional students.
Tuition and Fees:
Per year (In-State Students) $17,053; Per year (Out-of-State Students) $32,485
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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:
TTU 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 or 820 SAT. Transfer applicants: a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 & must have at least a 2.0 GPA in their last full-time semester (or last 12 hours for part-time students).
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 COMPASS 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:
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 Student Success Program.
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Transfer Credit Policy

Credits (Min/Max):
A student transferring credit from a 2-year institution must complete a minimum of 60 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:
(800) 255-8881
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Transfer Admission Contact:
Jake Gipson
Transfer Counselor, Undergraduate Admissions
(931) 372-3799
Transfer Services Contact:
Jake Gipson
Transfer Counselor, Undergraduate Admissions
(931) 372-3799
Veterans Services Contact:
Kevin Flanary
Director, Military and Veterans Affairs
(931) 372-3307
Adult Learners Contact:
Jim Gray
Associate Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions
(931) 372-3888 or (800) 255-8881
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Last updated on 1/21/2016 by Tennessee Technological University.