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Tennessee Technological University
  • 4 Year
  • COOKEVILLE, TN

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Tennessee Technological is an above-average public university located in Cookeville, Tennessee. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,834 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Tennessee Technological acceptance rate is 80%. Popular majors include Mechanical Engineering, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Business. Graduating 57% of students, Tennessee Technological alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,800.

About

1 WILLIAM L. JONES DRIVE
COOKEVILLE, TN 38505
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About Tennessee Technological...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Ohio Valley Conference

Tennessee Technological University Rankings

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Tennessee Technological Admissions

Acceptance Rate
80%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1270
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$16,618 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,481 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 58 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 75 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 75 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    76%
  • On Campus
    21%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,834 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
944
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 43 responses
  • Average, with a kick
    40%
  • Either driven completely or none at all
    23%
  • Driven
    21%
  • Kind of "blah"
    14%
  • Nerdy
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 84 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 110 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 48 responses
  • Awesome
    46%
  • Adequate
    19%
  • Afforable
    15%
  • Fantastic
    6%
  • Somewhat lacking
    4%
  • Stressful
    4%
  • Underrated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 33 responses

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