The Fall 2012 enrollment for TTU is 11,469.
This designation, reported each year by Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc., touts TTU as one of the best college educations for the cost nationwide. TTU has been included in the list every year from 2006 to 2012.
More than half of TTU's 2011 graduates left school debt free. The 47 percent of grads who had private or government student loan debt owed an average of $9,952, the second lowest average debt amount in the nation.
The median salary for a Tennessee Tech graduate after an average 15 years’ experience is $76,400. That figure tops all other universities in the Tennessee Board of Regents and University of Tennessee systems. This is the second year TTU has ranked first in the category. TTU offers six of Payscale.com’s Top 10 College Majors that Lead to High Salaries: chemical engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, physics, and applied mathematics.
Tennessee Tech University is one of the nation's 50 "Best Value" public colleges and universities. Top quality academics, low cost and exceptional financial aid service earned TTU a spot in the 2007, 2008 and 2010 America's Best Value Colleges guidebooks published by The Princeton Review and Random House. TTU is one of only three public universities in Tennessee and the only TBR institution to make the 2010 list.
This is the ninth consecutive year PrincetonReview.com has recognized TTU in the rankings. To qualify for inclusion, each school must meet standards for academic excellence and allow its students to participate in anonymous surveys to provide opinion-driven profiles. Of 17 Tennessee schools listed, TTU remains one of only five public universities to earn the designation.
The Princeton Review listed TTU’s College of Business as one of the “Best 301 Business Schools” in the nation in its 2012 guidebook.
The Service Center, established to match volunteers with organizations and projects that need support, is a member of President Barack Obama's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.