Tennessee Tech University's academic focus is to prepare students for lifelong success. Multiple rankings — as one of USNews & World Report's Top Public Schools in the South, as one of The Princeton Review's Best Southeastern Colleges and America's Best Value Colleges and as one of America's 100 Best College Buys — reflect Tennessee Tech's commitment to uphold quality academic instruction while offering students an affordable choice.
With 44 bachelor's degree and 20 graduate programs -- including and M.B.A., Ed.S., plus Ph.D. programs in education, engineering and environmental sciences -- more than 75 percent of faculty members hold Ph.D.s.
TTU offers traditional programs including liberal arts, engineering and nursing, but we also offer innovative programs such as World Cultures & Business and Web Design.
Professors and students achieve national and regional recognition for teaching and research. The National Science Foundation, NASA, Oak Ridge National Laboratories and several national professional societies have honored faculty with awards and grants. TTU received recognition as an International Business School by the Network of International Business Schools. TTU students and faculty compete for and receive numerous Fulbright awards, and students are increasingly being chosen for national fellowships.
Among the 65,000-plus TTU graduates are the former president of Boeing Corp., a two-time space shuttle astronaut, a 12-time NFL pro-bowl player, a New York Times assistant managing editor, and a four-star general.