Undergraduate Admissions

Eagle's Reach area map: a 250 mile circle centered on Cookeville, Tennessee.

Eagle’s Reach is a tuition reduction program that began in Fall of 2016 at Tennessee Tech University. Citizens and permanent residents of the U.S. who are graduating from a high school within a 250-mile radius of Tennessee Tech are eligible to receive a substantial tuition reduction.


Eligibility Requirements

In order to qualify for Eagle’s Reach, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Students must have graduated from or will graduate from a non-Tennessee high school in a county that falls within a 250-mile radius of Tennessee Tech University. 
  • Must be applying for regular admission as an undergraduate, transfer, or graduate student.
  • Students must meet Tennessee Tech admission requirements as one of the following:
    • Freshman
    • Transfer
    • Graduate


Tuition Rates (per semester)*:

Undergraduate 12 Credit Hours (Full-Time) 15 Credit Hours
Out-of-State $12,399.00 $12,987.00
Eagle’s Reach $7,537.00 $7,729.00
In-State $4,467.00 $4,659.00
Graduate           10 Credit Hours (Full-Time) 12 Credit Hours
Out-of-State $13,038.00 $13,533.00
Eagle’s Reach $8,848.00 $9,053.00
In-State $5,778.00 $5,983.00

*Examples based on 2019-20 rates. Prices subject to change. Tuition estimates do not include residence hall fees or meal plans.


Eagle’s Reach-Eligible Counties by State

Not sure whether your high school is Eagle’s Reach-eligible? If your high school falls within one of the Eagle’s Reach-eligible counties, you’ll be eligible for the Eagle’s Reach tuition reduction program. Select your state from the following list to see eligible counties:


Other Opportunities for Out-of-State Students

Out-of-state students who live outside the 250-mile boundary of Eagle’s Reach may still have opportunities for tuition reduction! For information on university scholarships that may be available, visit tntech.edu/scholarships.


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

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