Tennessee Tech University

country rank  423
world rank  1081

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Founded in 1915, Tennessee Tech University is a for-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Cookeville (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Tennessee. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Tennessee Tech University (TNTECH) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Tennessee Tech University (TNTECH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 105 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. TNTECH also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym TNTECH
Founded 1915
Motto Tennessee Tech is more than Tech, it is Tennessee
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 1 William L. Jones Drive
Cookeville
38505-0001 Tennessee
United States
Tel +1 (931) 372 3101
Fax +1 (931) 372 3674

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Box 5093 (1 William L Jones Dr room 135)
Cookeville 38505-0001
(931) 372 3634
931-372-3634

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Tennessee Tech University's Library
Tennessee Technological University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 273,084 physical volumes, 23,533 physical media, 38,620 digital/electronic medium
Housing Yes
Tennessee Tech University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,245 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1939


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) - formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) - formerly Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • Tennessee Higher Education Commission
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education
  • American Association of State Colleges and University
  • American Council on Education
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • Higher Education Unit - American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Ohio Valley Conference
  • North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture
  • Putnam County Chamber of Commerce
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities
  • Tennessee College Association
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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