General Admission Requirements
Applications for Admission to the Graduate School must be filed in the Office of Graduate Studies at least 4 weeks prior to the anticipated date of registration (or by the published deadline date). It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you apply online (www.tntech.edu/eagleonline) so that you are able to upload your supporting documents, pay your application fee, and monitor the progress on your application. The nonrefundable application fee is payable by all students new to graduate programs at Tennessee Tech. If you have previously been admitted as a graduate student, you would not need to pay the application fee again.
International students should submit applications at least 6 months in advance.
Applications for Readmission should be filed no later than 2 weeks prior to registration.
All applicants for admission into the following programs must submit satisfactory official scores on the required admission test. For the specific test scores required, please see the program you are interested in under the section "Degree Programs" on our home page
|College||Official Test Score Reports|
|College of Arts and Sciences||General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)|
|College of Business Administration||Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)|
|College of Education, Master's and Ed.S.||
Curriculum and Instruction or Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Wellness Majors: Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Educational Psychology and Counselor Education Majors:
|College of Education, Ph.D.||GRE (General Test)|
|College of Engineering||General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)|
|School of Environmental Studies (Ph.D., PSM)||
General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GR)
|School of Interdisciplinary Studies, M.P.S.||
General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
School of Interdisciplinary Studies, M.Ed
Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
|School of Nursing||Successful completion of the NCLEX-RN licensing examination (to be verified by the School of Nursing)|
|All International Students||Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) OR the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) OR the FLS International Language Center (Level 8 or 9, program specific) OR the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) and the appropriate test as required by colleges|
For further information regarding the above-mentioned tests, please visit the following websites:
- GMAT - www.mba.com
- GRE - www.gre.org
- TOEFL - www.ets.org/toefl
- IELTS - www.ielts.org
- PTE Academic - www.pearsonpte.com/pteacademic
- MAT - Administered by the Counseling Center or locate an off-campus center at www.milleranalogies.com
Complete and mail 3 Letters of Recommendation (only one is required for the MBA program)
Official transcripts of all institutions attended. Official transcripts are sent directly from the institution to Tennessee Tech, not submitted by the student. International students may submit attested transcripts.
Student Health Form : documentation of 2 doses of the MMR vaccination required, 2 doses of the Varicella (chicken pox) vaccination required.
All application materials become the property of the University and will not be returned to the applicant regardless of whether admission is approved or denied.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Phone: (931) 372-3233
To begin your admission process learn HOW TO APPLY