Non-Traditional

Non-traditional students are students who are not seeking a degree. You may be interested in taking a class for personal enrichment, pursuing an add-on endorsement to your teaching license, earning a craft certificate, or completing a prerequisite for a graduate program. Below you’ll find information on the admission requirements and a step-by-step guide to enrollment.


Admission Requirements

For guaranteed admission, students must meet the following admission requirements for non-traditional students. 


Special Non-Degree Seeking Students

If you’re taking a class for personal enrichment or taking a prerequisite for graduate school, you are a Special Non-Degree Seeking student.

For admission to the university, you must:

  • submit an undergraduate application
  • pay the $25 undergraduate application fee

Teaching Licensure

A number of teaching licensure programs are available through our College of Education. The College of Education may have additional requirements for entry into your chosen program. For details, visit tntech.edu/education.

For admission to the university, you must:

  • submit an undergraduate application
  • pay the $25 undergraduate application fee
  • submit official transcripts showing a Bachelor’s degree

Craft Certificate

A craft certificate program is offered through our Appalachian Center for Craft. Students pursuing a craft certificate must meet the same basic requirements as transfer students.

For admission to the university, you must:

  • submit an undergraduate application
  • pay the $25 undergraduate application fee
  • submit all required documents:
         - official college transcripts showing a 2.00 GPA
         - ACT or SAT scores if transferring less than 24 hours of credit

 

How to Apply

Ready to become a Golden Eagle? You’ll need to complete three steps in order to be considered for admission: submit an applicationpay your application fee, and submit your documents (if applicable to your program).


Step 1: Submit an Application

Fill out our online application at tntech.edu/apply. If you need to make a change to your existing application, please submit an application update form.


Step 2: Pay Your Application Fee

Before an application can be reviewed for admission, you must submit your $25 non-refundable undergraduate application fee. Please note that if you have paid the undergraduate application fee in the past, you do not need to do so again. To pay your application fee, log back into the Self-Service Portal here.


Step 3: Submit Your Documents

If additional documents are required for your program, all official documents can be mailed to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Tennessee Tech University
Campus Box 5006
Cookeville, TN 38505
 

Transcripts can also be delivered through an approved electronic transcript vendors. Emailed transcripts are not considered official and cannot be used for admission purposes. Electronic transcripts can be sent via:

  • National Student Clearinghouse
  • Parchment
  • Naviance
  • eScript Safe
  • Scribs
  • JST

 

Apply today to become a Golden Eagle!

 

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Meet The Team

Mailing Address:

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

Street Address:

805 Quadrangle
Cookeville, TN 38505
Jere Whitson, rm 208

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday
8am to 4:30pm CST

FAFSA: 003523

ACT: 4012

SAT: 1804