Tennessee Tech University
Tennessee Tech Institution is a public research university in Cookeville, Tennessee. It was previously known as Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, and before that as the University of Dixie, when it was established as a private institution. Tennessee Technological University now has over 200 majors, including liberal arts, education, engineering, nursing, cybersecurity, environmental studies, business, and design.

Cost of attendance

The average cost of attending university is $30,275. The average need-based scholarship award is $7,402 USD, and 67 percent of full-time undergraduates get some form of need-based financial help.


Tennessee Tech University provides students with traditional and apartment-style living accommodations through its nine residential halls and Tech Village apartments. The Tech Village apartment is located north of campus and has a homey feel to it. The nine residence halls have three types of rooms: single, super single, and double. Tennessee Tech University Meal Plan and Housing Costs Tennessee Tech University students paid $5,760 for housing and $4,954 for meals in 2020. Off-campus accommodation costs roughly 1000 to 1500 USD per month on average.

Acceptance rate

Tennessee had a total enrollment of 9,840 students, with 8,394 pursuing UG programmes and 1,446 taking PG courses. International students make up about 2.8 percent of the entire student body. Admission at Tennessee Tech University is more selective, with an acceptance rate of 80%.


Tennessee Technological University's Cookeville campus is located in Tennessee. The campus is alive with health and wellness facilities, residence halls, clubs and organisations, and much more. Throughout the year, the Centre Stage and the Wattenbarger Auditorium feature live music shows, performances, concerts, fine arts exhibitions, and other events. The Hooper Eblen Center, a 9,852-seat arena, hosts large college events. Students can join over 200 organisations depending on their academics, religion, service, honours, and unique interests. Students can participate in over 100 community service initiatives to collect donations for charities through Greek organisations. Baseball, basketball, football, tennis, golf, cross country, soccer, track, softball, and other sports are played by student-athletes on 14 NCAA Division teams.


Tennessee Tech University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

Jobs and Placement

Tennessee Technological University features a dedicated career development and planning centre. Several career-related services and resources are available to students and alumni. The centre also provides a Career Readiness Certificate programme, which teaches students the necessary career-related skills. Tennessee Technological University graduates earn an average base salary of $90,000 per year.

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