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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$22,896 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
5,940 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
83.4% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
970 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at Tennessee Technological University is $7,032, which is $41 more than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $22,896, which is 325% of the cost for in-state students, and is $4,520 more than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,688.

In 2016, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 43% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Tennessee Technological University received 5,940 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 2.66% annual growth. Out of those 5,940 applicants, 3,992 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.2% acceptance rate.

There were 10,493 students enrolled at Tennessee Technological University in 2016, and 6% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Tennessee Technological University has an overall enrollment yield of 40.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Tennessee Technological University has a total enrollment of 10,493 students. The full-time enrollment at Tennessee Technological University is 8,746 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,747. This means that 83.4% of students enrolled at Tennessee Technological University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tennessee Technological University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.3% White, 3.88% Black or African American, 2.98% Two or More Races, 2.69% Hispanic or Latino, 1.6% Asian, 0.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tennessee Technological University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (34.2%), followed by White Female (31.7%) and Black or African American Male (2.13%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (1.25%), followed by White Male (0.76%) and Black or African American Female (0.07%).

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In 2016, 10 fewer women than men graduated from Tennessee Technological University. The majority of students graduating from Tennessee Technological University are White. These 1,908 graduates mean that there were 24.5 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 78 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Tennessee Technological University is Teacher Education with 186 graduates, followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences with 134 graduates and Mechanical Engineering with 134 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Tennessee Technological University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Parks, Recreation, & Leisure, with 137 graduates, followed by Engineering with 352 graduates and Natural Resources & Conservation with 49 graduates.


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Tennessee Technological University has an endowment valued at nearly $72M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $316,531 (0.44%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Tennessee Technological University had a total expenditure of $165M. Of that $165M, they spent $76M on salaries and $25.8M on benefits.

Tennessee Technological University employs 143 Professors, 111 Assistant professors, and 81 Instructors. Most academics at Tennessee Technological University are Male Professors (113), Male Assistant professors (65), and Female Instructors (51).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tennessee Technological University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 247 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 194 employees, and Service with 53 employees.



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