Applying to be a student at Tennessee Tech is a quick and seamless process! Processing typically takes as little as 3 to 5 business days once all required documents are received, depending on time of year. We encourage students to apply early as all students must be admitted in order to apply for scholarships. 

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A freshman is a student who will be graduating soon from high school, or has recently graduated, but has not attended college after their high school graduation.

Freshmen Requirements


A transfer is a student who has completed college credit after graduating from high school. Transfers who have completed less than 24 transferable hours are also evaluated by freshman admission requirements.

Transfer Requirements


Any student who has completed coursework at Tennessee Tech in the past and wishes to return is considered a readmission student. 

Readmission Requirements

Non-Degree Seeking

If you want to take a class for personal enrichment, take a pre-requisite for a graduate program, pursue an add-on endorsement for a teaching license, or earn a craft certificate, you are a non-degree seeking student.

Non-Degree Seeking Requirements

High School Programs

High school programs refer to dual enrollment, joint enrollment, or early admission programs in which students currently in high school can pursue college credit. 

High School Program Requirements

Adult Non-Traditional

If you are a new freshman over the age of 21, looking to complete your degree, wishing to take a completely or partially online program, or over the age of 65, you may be an adult non-traditional student.  

Adult Non-Traditional Requirements


Tennessee Tech Admissions

FAFSA: 003523 — ACT: 4012 — SAT: 1804

Mailing Address:
Tennessee Tech University
Office of Admissions
Campus Box 5006
Cookeville, TN 38505-0001

Physical Address:
Jere Whitson, rm 208
805 Quadrangle
Cookeville, TN 38505

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 AM to 4:30 PM Central


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