Tennessee Tech, founded in 1915, is a public, multipurpose university. Programs are offered through the Appalachian Center for Crafts; the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Engineering; the Graduate School; and the Schools of Agriculture, Human Ecology, and Nursing. Its 235-acre campus is located in Cookeville, 78 miles east of Nashville.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
9,006
Undergraduates
4,963
Men - 55.1%
4,044
Women - 44.9%
1,180
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
76% of 6,913 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.63
SAT Math
580 average
520-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
575 average
530-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $18,467
Out-of-state: $34,331
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,731
Out-of-state: $24,595
Room and Board
$9,736
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Freshman Award
$11,596
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,018
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
425
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
17%
10-19
18%
20-29
29%
30-39
17%
40-49
8%
50-99
7%
Over 100
4%
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Not reported Population
31,010
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
26% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Awesome Eagle
Sororities
20% of women participate
Fraternities
20% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
1.6%
Black/African-American
3.9%
Hispanic/Latino
3.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.7%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
86.7%
Unknown
0.5%
International Students
2.8% from 51 countries
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
25.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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