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About Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech University is one of the best public universities in the South, according to a variety of reports and rankings organizations.

Social Mobility Index

  • TTU is the top school in the state for stimulating economic mobility: 2015

Brookings Institute Metropolitan Policy Program

  • TTU is the top value-added public university and second among all four-year institutions in the state: 2015

  • Based on total cost and alumni earnings, TTU provides students with the highest return on investment for any public university in the state and across Tennessee, TTU ranks third overall: 2014
  • TTU graduates have the highest mid-career salary potential of any public university graduates in Tennessee: 2014

U.S. News & World Report

  • TTU is one of the top public universities: 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014
  • TTU is among the top regional universities in the South: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • TTU graduates leave with the least debt in the South: 2011, 2015, 2016
  • TTU is among the top 10 universities in the South for veterans: 2015


  • TTU is in the top three best value universities in Tennessee, and the top public university in the ranking: 2015

Washington Monthly

  • TTU is among the universities that provide the best bang for your buck: 2013, 2014. In 2014, TTU was top in the state.

The Princeton Review

  • TTU is among the best in the Southeast: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • The College of Business is among the best 301 business schools: 2012
  • TTU is a best value college: 2007, 2008, 2010

G.I. Jobs magazine

  • TTU was included on the list of military friendly universities: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

  • The College of Business is among the best and most affordable AACSB-accredited online MBA programs: 2014. TTU was among the top 15 universities on the list and the top school in Tennessee.

  • TTU's online finance concentration in the MBA program is among the 46 best programs of its kind in the country. TTU was the only university in the state to make the 2015 list.