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Study at Tennessee Technological University

Tennessee Technological University, also known as Tennessee Tech or TTU, is an accredited public university located in Cookeville, Tennessee, United States. It was established in 1915. Tennessee Tech is ranked among the Top eight Public Schools in the South in U. S. News and World Report's 2007 edition of "America's Best Colleges". The university confers a variety of degrees and certificates through the following academic divisions:

  • College of Agricultural and Human Sciences
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • Graduate School
  • School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Extended Education
The athletic teams of TTU are known as the Golden Eagles. They compete in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Profile of Tennessee Technological University

The main campus of Tennessee Technological University is in Cookeville, TN (a self-contained town). The school is a public school. Tennessee Technological University offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to engineering and education and teaching.

Tennessee Technological University Selectivity

Tennessee Technological University does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 460 to 620. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 500 or more.


Tennessee Technological University offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 10, 321 enrolled students.

Student Life

Meal plans are available. Student athletes at the school belong to the Ohio Valley Conference for major sports.

Tennessee Technological University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching610educational administration, curriculum and instruction, school Counselling, secondary teaching, early childhood education, special ed, teacher Education
Liberal Arts400interdisciplinary studies, liberal arts and sciences, sociology, English, political science, general studies, history, foreign language and literature, . . .
Business and Management373business management, accounting, marketing, finance, managerial economics
Engineering226mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, industrial engineering, engineering
Science119biology, chemistry, geology, physics
Nursing and Emergency Medicine48registered nursing
Agricultural Science and Management46agriculture
Family and Social Work45family and consumer science
Computer Science and Engineering37computer science, web design, computer engineering
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy32health and physical Education
Engineering Technician30industrial tech
Therapy and Counselling29psychology
Media24communication and journalism, journalism
Conservation and Resource Management22wildlife management, environmental studies
Fine Arts17fine arts

Contact: Tennessee Technological University

Tennessee Technological University

1 William L. Jones Drive

Cookeville, TN 38505-0001

General Phone: (931) 372-3223


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