Tennessee Technological University

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Tennessee Technological University, or
Tennessee Tech, is a public university
located in
Cookeville, Tennessee, that enrolls
approximately 12,000 graduate and
undergraduate students a year. The school
emphasizes undergraduate degrees in
engineering and technology, liberal arts,
education, agriculture, and nursing. Graduate degrees focus on liberal arts,
engineering, education, and business.

U.S. News & World Report
considers Tennessee Tech to be one of the
top eight public institutions in the
Southern United States. The Princeton
Review
considers it a Best Value
College.

Tennessee Tech is accredited by the
Commission on Colleges of the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools.

Online Degrees and Programs

In addition to teacher education programs
and non-credit classes, Tennessee Tech
also offers students the opportunity to
pursue undergraduate degrees online in the
fields of accounting, professional
studies, and interdisciplinary
studies.  Online graduate degrees
include the MBA, exercise studies,
education, professional studies, and
nursing.

Departments, Colleges, and Schools

Tennessee Tech is divided into 28
departments and five programs.
Departments include:

• Chemistry

• Accounting & Law

• English & Communications

• History

• Nursing
• Agriculture

• Biology

• Physics

• Web Design

• Chemical Engineering

• Earth Sciences

• Education

• Computer Science

• Foreign Languages

• Mathematics

• Curriculum and Instruction

• Psychology

• Civil and Environmental Engineering

• Electrical and Computer Engineering

• Sociology and Political Science

• Decision Sciences and Management

• Music and Art

• World Cultures and Business

• Mechanical Engineering

• Human Ecology

• Economics, Finance and Marketing

• Exercise Science, Physical Education,
and Wellness

• Manufacturing and Industrial
Technology
The five programs are:

• Distance MBA

• Educational Technology

• Cooperative Education

• Honors

• Military Science

Financial Aid

Students attending Tennessee Tech are
eligible to receive federal and state
grants and loans and institutional
scholarships distributed both on merit and
need.  Additionally, Tennessee Tech
participates in the state’s Lottery
Scholarship Program which gives
scholarships and grants to in-state
students funded by lottery sales.

Athletics

The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
participate in the Ohio Valley
Conference.  Six men’s
intercollegiate sports include basketball,
football, golf, tennis, baseball, and
cross country.  Eight women’s teams
are fielded for cross country, basketball,
golf, softball, soccer, track and field
(both indoor and outdoor) and volleyball.

Housing

Tennessee Tech operates both traditional
residence halls and apartment-style suite
accommodations. Male-only residence halls
include Browning Hall and Evins
Hall.  Crawford Hall is
female-only.  Cooper, Dunn,
Ellington, Pinkerton, and Warf halls are
all co-ed.  Business students are
housed in Jobe Hall, while engineering
students are housed in McCord Hall and
Maddox Hall.  International students
generally live in MS Cooper Hall. 
The students in the university’s honors
program live in Murphy Hall.  Both
suite-style residences, New Hall North and
New Hall South, are co-ed.

General Information

Admission
Office

Office of Admissions
Box 5006
Cookeville, TN 38505-0001
(931) 372-3888
(800) 255-8881
Fax: (931) 372-6250
[email protected]
Contact: Vanessa Palmer
Admissions
Main
Address

PO Box 5006
Cookeville, TN 38505-0001
(931) 372-3888
www.tntech.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 8,438
First-time degree-seeking
freshmen: 1,677
Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,102
Graduate enrollment: 2,355

Setting
Rural setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees
offered:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application
Fee

College has an application fee:
Yes
Regular application fee: $15
Online application fee: $15
Enrollment
Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 91%
Percent students who return sophomore year: 73%

College Majors

Agriculture
& Related Sciences

Agribusiness

Operations B
Agronomy/Crop

Science B
Animal
Sciences B
Horticultural

Services B
Horticulture

Science B
Landscaping

B
Plant/Nursery

Operations B
Soil
Science and Agronomy B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Ceramics
B
Drawing
B
Fiber/Textile/Weaving

Arts B
Fine/Studio

Arts B
Music –
General Performance B
Painting
B
Sculpture

B

Biological & Biomedical
Sciences

Biochemistry

B
Biology
B

Business, Management, &
Marketing

Accounting

B
Business
Management B
Business/Managerial

Economics B
Finance/Banking

B
General Management

B
Human Resource Management

B
Labor/Personnel

Relations B
Management Information Systems

B
Product Operations Management

B

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric

B
Journalism

B

Communications Technologies
Communications

Technologies – General B

Computer & Information
Sciences

Computer
Science B
Computer/Information

Sciences – General B
Web/Multimedia

Design B

Education
Agricultural

Education B
Early
Childhood Education B
Education

– General B
English
Teacher Education B
Health
Teacher Education B
Music
Teacher Education B
Physical
Education B
Secondary

Education B
Special
Education B

Engineering
Chemical
Engineering B
Civil
Engineering B
Computer
Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications

Engineering B
Industrial

Engineering B
Mechanical

Engineering B

Engineering Technologies
Manufacturing

Technologies B

English Language &
Literature

English
Language & Literature –
General B
Technical/Business

Writing B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Clothing/Apparel/Textile

Studies B
Family/Community

Services B
Family/Consumer

Sciences – General B
Foods/Nutrition

Studies B
Housing
Studies B

Foreign Language &
Literature

French B
German B
Spanish
B

Health Professions &
Clinical Sciences

Nursing
(RN) B
Predentistry

B
Premedicine

B
Prepharmacy

B
Preveterinary

Medicine B

History
History
– General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General
Studies A

Mathematics
Mathematics

– General B

Natural Resources &
Conservation

Fishing/Fisheries

B
Natural
Resources & Conservation –
General B
Wildlife/Wilderness

Management B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Health/Physical

Fitness B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry

B
Geology
B
Physics
B

Psychology
Psychology

– General B

Social Sciences
Economics

B
Political

Science/Government B
Sociology

B

Degree
levels for each major are
designated by the following
letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee
the accuracy of information on
this page. All information is
subject to change. You should
confirm all information with a
college admissions officer.


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