About Tennessee Tech

Facts and Figures

Enrollment

All enrollment numbers from Fall 2018 census unless otherwise noted.

Total Student Body: 10,186

Undergraduate Students:
9,006
Graduate Students:
1,180
In-State students (Fall 2017):
90.8%
Out-of-State students (Fall 2017):
9.2%
Non-US citizens:
4%

Student Body

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Undergraduate Students

Female: 45%
Male: 55%
Part-time: 11.2%

Graduate Students

Female: 56%
Male: 44%
Part-time: 75.3%

Race/Ethnicity

White: 84%
Black: 4%
Hispanic: 3%
Asian: 2%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Other: 4%

Academics

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  • Average Incoming ACT score (Fall 2017): 24.4
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 18:1
  • Faculty (Fall 2017): 645 (258 tenured, 83 tenure-track, 84 non-tenure track, 220 adjunct)
  • Top 10 Undergraduate Programs by Enrollment: Mechanical Engineering; Nursing; Basic Business; Computer Science; Exercise Science, Physical Education & Wellness; Elementary Education; Agriculture; Civil & Environmental Engineering; Biology; Electrical Engineering
  • Top 5 Graduate Programs by Enrollment: Business (M.B.A.), Curriculum & Instruction (M.A.), Engineering (Ph.D.), Professional Studies (M.P.S.), Nursing (M.S.N.)
  • Fall-to-fall retention rate for first time freshmen: 75%
  • Six-year graduation rate for first-time freshmen in 2012: 55.1%
  • Angelo & Jennette Volpe Library:
    Volumes held: 367,000 books and e-books
    Periodicals in print or microfiche: 100,000
    Electronic research databases & resources: more than 100

Athletics

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14 NCAA Division I teams, including men’s baseball, basketball, football, cross country, tennis and golf; and women’s basketball, cross country, softball, soccer, track, volleyball and golf. The football team is in the Football Championship Subdivision and all teams belong to the Ohio Valley Conference.

Athletic facilities: Hooper Eblen Center is a 9,852-seat arena that hosts volleyball, basketball and large campus events; two indoor tennis courts; a fitness center with a pool, handball courts, weight and meeting rooms. The Athletic Performance Center includes a 10,000-square foot turf practice field and a 10,000-square foot strength center. There are several practice fields, more than a dozen outdoor tennis courts, and an eight-lane track around Overall Field in Tucker Stadium, home to the football team.

Mascot: Awesome Eagle

Tuition & Fees

Undergraduate tuition and fees (in-state): $18,467 per year, including room and board

Nearly two-thirds of all students receive some form of financial aid, either from the federal or state government, the university, or private funds.