Campus Box 5006 USPS 077-460 Cookeville, TN 38505 931-372-3888
About Tennessee Technological University
  • Year of Foundation 1915
  • Size of Campus
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 7,255
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 47% 53% 4%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,004
  • Room and Board $7,382
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $15
  • Enrollment No. 8,102
As a comprehensive university, Tennessee Tech offers more than 40 bachelor's and 23 graduate degree programs within six academic divisions: Agricultural and Human Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, and Interdisciplinary Studies and Extended Education. A university that the Princeton Review consistently calls one of the best in the Southeast, Tennessee Tech offers students the true college experience. The University is committed to the life-long success of students in its undergraduate, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degree granting programs through high-quality instruction and learning experiences.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, Chinese Student Organization, Indian Association, Kappa Alpha Psi, Muslim Student Organization, National Panhellenic Council, National Society of Black Engineers, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 13
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Percent students who are frat members 11%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 11
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 10%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Mu Gamma, Alpha Psi Omega, Associated Scholars Guild, Beta Beta Beta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Delta Tau Alpha, Eta Kappa Nu, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Kappa Omicron Nu, Lambda Alpha Sigma, Mortar Board, Omega Chi Epsilon, Omicro
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus CenterStage Series of performances and events by various artists, performers; Stonecipher Symposium on Technology, Communication & Culture; Windows on the World International Festival; Backdoor Playhouse; Bryan Symphony Orchestra concerts; OctubaFest; Cele
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist College Ministry; Campus Outreach; Chi Alpha; Christian Faith Council; Coptic Christian Fellowship of TTU; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship; Latter Day Saints Student Association;
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frats 13
  • Number of sororities 8
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Nashville (78), Knoxville (102)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Cookeville (4)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 11%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 79%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 2%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 10%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 28%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 49
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (76%), women's dorms (8%), men's dorms (10%), apartments for married students (3%), apartment for single students (3%)
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Museums Joe L Evins Appalachian Center for Crafts, Center for Energy Systems Research; Center for Manufacturing Research, Center for the Management, Utilization and Protection of Water Resources
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,155
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Learning Resource Center-Teacher Education Related Collection, Joe L. Evins Appalachian Center for Crafts, Library-Art Related Books and Collections
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 17,674
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 648,377
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 39,481
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 1,474,060
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Tennessee State University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,160
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Denso, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Tennessee Dept. of Transportation, Milliken, Tennessee Valley Authority, Johnson Controls, Adtran, Putnam County Board of Education, White County Board of Education
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 71%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural