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Transfer Resources

Welcome to Tennessee Tech! Making education accessible is an important part of our mission. Below you will find resources to help you as you transition to Tennessee Tech.


NOTICE: Effective for students entering or re-entering in Summer 2015 and later, students transferring new credits will have grades for these credits posted with a leading ‘T’ and such grades will not be calculated in the overall and overall combined GPAs. For example, an A would be posted as TA, and a W as TW.



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The first step to becoming a Golden Eagle is to apply by using our online application.

The 2+2 Program with the TTU College of Education offers its Elementary Education Licensure program on the campuses of Pellissippi State (Hardin Valley), Roane State (Crossville, Harriman, Oak Ridge, and Scott County), Motlow (McMinnville and Moore County) and Chattanooga State. When the time comes to join a TTU cohort you'll need to apply BOTH to TTU and the Teacher Education Program.

On your admissions application, be sure to indicate the campus at which you would like to participate in the "For 2+2 Education students" in the "Additional Information" area. The major that you will need to select is "Multidisciplinary Studies" with a concentration in "Elementary Education".

Be sure to complete the application procedure for Teacher Education as well. Their application deadline for each Fall cohort is January 31. Since you'll be enrolled in TTU's classes you'll also need to complete the first two forms here. For any questions, please contact the Education Advising Center at (931) 372-6036.

At the end of the application, you can simply submit the $25 non-refundable application fee by using a credit card here. (If you have ever paid the undergraduate application fee to TTU before, you do not need to do so again.)

To accurately evaluate you for admissibility, you will need to submit official transcripts from your diploma-granting high school or GED and all colleges in which you were ever enrolled (including transcripts from dual-credit courses and/or AP exams). Failure to notify Tennessee Tech University of all previous post-secondary coursework is a Class A misdemeanor according to TCA 49-7-133. If you have less than 24 transferrable college-level hours we may also need recent ACT/SAT scores (or COMPASS scores if over 21 with no recent college-level math, English, and reading courses). For those that are currently enrolled in college, we can sometimes make a pending decision while you are enrolled in your last semester.

Official Transcripts
Hand-delivered transcripts, transcripts addressed to the student or marked "Issued to Student" or faxed copies of transcripts are not considered official for admission purposes. To be considered as "official transcripts", they must be mailed via US Postal Mail directly from the institution. Transcripts from institutions not residing in the U.S. must have coursework evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) www.naces.org. A course by course evaluation is required for any transfer credit to be awarded.

Send any materials via mail to:

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

Most of our students qualify for some type of financial aid, whether it be in the form of the Tennessee HOPE Lottery Scholarship, Pell grant, or different types of loans. The FAFSA is the form you complete to see if you qualify for aid. We recommend that you fill the FAFSA out at www.fafsa.ed.gov as soon as you are able for the aid year that you are attending. as soon as you are able for the aid year that you are attending. This is typically anywhere between 4 and 8 months before the term that you are applying for begins, but later is better than not at all! Our FAFSA school code is 003523. You may add our school code to your FAFSA even if you haven't applied yet, though you will not receive information about aid eligibility at TTU until you are admitted. Learn about your financial aid options here.

Financial Aid FAQs

Once you are admitted to TTU and we have received your FAFSA information, then you can login to your Eagle Online account (you'll have a 'Financial Aid' tab) where you can see if you have any outstanding requirements or any awards posted to your account. For more information, visit the Office of Financial Aid.

Apply for more than 550 scholarships! You can do this as soon as you apply by either using your Tech ID Number that you receive in the mail or by using the username and password that you created to apply.Transfer students will find step-by-step information on how to apply for scholarships here.

Click Here for a Printable Checklist

Already admitted to TTU?! Or maybe you've just recently applied and are anxious to get those next steps done. Here are some things you can do to make sure you hit the ground running!

Setup Your TTU Email Account

Yes, you already have a TTU Email Account! For instructions, click here.

Housing

Many TTU graduates say that living on campus was the most memorable experience they had in college. Once admitted to TTU, you can apply for the residence halls. You'll need to setup your TTU email account before you visit the housing portal to submit your $100 pre-payment and fill out your application. This pre-payment is fully refundable if you choose not to attend TTU or are released from housing by July 1 so what have you got to lose!? The cancellation deadline for Spring and Summer applications are December 1 and May 1 respectively. Sign up for housing online through the housing portal at www.tntech.edu/reslife . TTU does require housing for all students that live outside a 50-mile radius, have less than 4 full-time semesters, AND are under 21 years of age. See our Housing Guide for a list of on-campus and off-campus options!

Health Forms

Before registering for classes, we'd like to know a little bit about your health history. We require documentation of two doses of MMR vaccinations and two doses of Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations (documentation of previous diagnosis or documented immunity test will also suffice) via our Student Health Form. This form will also ask for much more information that we recommend you provide for your benefit. If it is not convenient to obtain these signatures, photocopying the immunization sheet from your health provider to attach it to the back of your Health Form will also suffice. Students under 18 years of age should also submit the Hepatitis B and Meningitis Waiver Form with the signature of a parent or guardian. You can find these forms at the Student Health Services Office

EVEA

The Tennessee Eligibility Verification for Entitlements Act (TCA 4-58-101 et seq.) was passed by the Tennessee legislature on October 1, 2012 and is effective for all students applying for admission for terms beginning Spring 2013 and later. The EVEA requires state public institutions of higher education to verify that persons seeking a “state public benefit” (like in-state tuition) are either a “United States citizen” or “lawfully present” in the United States.

The primary and recommended way to have your U. S. citizenship or eligible non-citizenship status verified is by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you have no plans of completing a FAFSA but would like to receive a state benefit, click here to read more about alternative documentation.

Advisement

Now that you have been accepted, it is time to speak with an advisor regarding course registration. Professional advisors are available in the Student Success Centers to assist students with declaring majors, discussing academic majors, selecting appropriate courses, talking about career options, and other academic or personal adjustment issues that students may be facing. Visit our Student Success Center webpage for a list of colleges and contact information.

Orientation

We offer orientation programs to assist new students in their transition to Tennessee Tech University. During orientation, students will be exposed to campus support services, academic information, and educational and extracurricular opportunities offered by our university. For more information on orientation, visit the Office of Orientation and Student Success. Students with more than 24 hours of college-level transfer credit taken after high school are not required to attend an orientation and can simply contact their academic department to register for classes.

A "transfer" student is one who has completed twenty-four college-level, transferable semester hours of degree credit or the equivalent at another college (or other colleges) AFTER high school graduation. If you are not transferring this amount of credit then you will be evaluated with a fitting combination of freshman and transfer admission requirements.

All students graduating since 1989 will need to show proof of passing at least 12 of the 14 core academic units or completing a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution.

Admission Requirements

  • 2.00 in last full-time semester (or last 12 hours for part-time students) AND
  • 2.00 overall GPA (includes all previous coursework (except developmental courses) at all institutions)

An applicant under disciplinary suspension or probation will not be considered for admission until a satisfactory statement has been furnished by the former college and approval given by the Admissions Review Committee of Tennessee Technological University.

Additional Requirements for Certain Programs

A few programs at Tennessee Tech have additional admission requirements for admission. If a student meets the general admission requirements, but not the requirements specific this program, they will be admitted to the Student Success Program (also known as General Curriculum or General Health Studies). Again, these additional requirements only affect which academic advisor you have, not which classes you will take.

2 + 2 Applicants

Students who are participating in the 2+2 Program through the Office of Teacher Education will also need to meet admission requirements for this department.

What if I Don't Meet the Minimum Requirements for Admission?

Students who do not meet all of the requirements listed above may submit a letter to the Admissions Review Committee explaining their circumstances. These situations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Expenses for 2014-2015

***(For a listing of fees per semester, including prices for each residence hall and meal plan, click here to download the PDF of 2014-2015 fees by semester. )

Tuition and Fees (for 15 credit hours) $8,017 per year

Out-of-State fees are an additional $15,000 per year

Residence Hall Room* $4,370 per year

Meal Plan** $3,926 per year

TOTAL In-State Fees $16,313 per year

*Regular double occupancy residence hall
**'The Mighty 15' - most popular dining option


These costs for in-state students taking 15 or more credit hours per semester and are comprised of the direct annual costs of attending Tennessee Tech University. Some courses may require additional fees.

For a detailed list of expenses, please visit the Bursar's Office (Business Office) tuition and fees page at the Bursar's site.


Fall 2015

Click Here for a Fall 2015 Printable Checklist

Aug 1, 2014 Admissions Applications OPEN
Aug 15, 2014 Departmental Scholarship Applications OPEN
Oct 1, 2014 Housing Applications OPEN (must be admitted)
Dec 15, 2014 Departmental Scholarship Applications DUE
Jan 1, 2015 FAFSA Available
Jan 15, 2015 Supplemental Info for Scholarships DUE
Mar 15, 2015 FAFSA Priority Deadline
Apr 15, 2015 Health Forms DUE (prior to class registration)
Aug 1, 2015 Admissions Applications DUE
Aug 24, 2015 Classes Begin

Spring 2016

Click Here for a Spring 2016 Printable Checklist

Aug 15, 2014 Departmental Scholarship Applications OPEN
Oct 1, 2014 Housing Applications OPEN (must be admitted)
Dec 1, 2014 Admissions Applications OPEN
Dec 15, 2014 Departmental Scholarship Applications DUE
Jan 1, 2015 FAFSA Available
Jan 15, 2015 Supplemental Info for Scholarships DUE
Mar 15, 2015 FAFSA Priority Deadline
Aug 15, 2015 Admissions Applications DUE (for academic scholarship consideration)
Nov 1, 2015 Health Forms DUE (prior to class registration)
Dec 1, 2015 Admissions Applications DUE
Jan 19, 2016 Classes Begin

Summer 2016

Jan 1, 2015 FAFSA Available
Mar 15, 2015 FAFSA Priority Deadline
May 1, 2015 Admissions Applications OPEN
Mar 1, 2016 Housing Applications OPEN (must be admitted)
Apr 1, 2016 Health Forms Deadline (prior to class registration)
May 1, 2016 Admissions Applications DUE
June 6, 2016 Classes Begin (1st & Full Term)

Fall 2016

Click Here for a Fall 2016 Printable Checklist

Aug 1, 2015 Admissions Applications OPEN
Aug 15, 2015 Departmental Scholarship Applications OPEN
Oct 1, 2015 Housing Applications OPEN (must be admitted)
Dec 15, 2015 Departmental Scholarship Applications DUE
Jan 1, 2016 FAFSA Available
Jan 15, 2016 Supplemental Info for Scholarships DUE
Mar 15, 2016 FAFSA Priority Deadline
Apr 15, 2016 Health Forms DUE (prior to class registration)
Aug 1, 2016 Admissions Applications DUE
Aug 22, 2016 Classes Begin

Spring 2017

Click Here for a Spring 2015 Printable Checklist

Aug 15, 2015 Departmental Scholarship Applications OPEN
Oct 1, 2015 Housing Applications OPEN (must be admitted)
Dec 1, 2015 Admissions Applications OPEN
Dec 15, 2015 Departmental Scholarship Applications DUE
Jan 1, 2016 FAFSA Available
Jan 15, 2016 Supplemental Info for Scholarships DUE
Mar 15, 2016 FAFSA Priority Deadline
Aug 15, 2016 Admissions Applications DUE (for academic scholarship consideration)
Nov 1, 2016 Health Forms DUE (prior to class registration)
Dec 1, 2016 Admissions Applications DUE
Jan 17, 2017 Classes Begin

Summer 2017

Jan 1, 2016 FAFSA Available
Mar 15, 2016 FAFSA Priority Deadline
May 1, 2016 Admissions Applications OPEN
Mar 1, 2017 Housing Applications OPEN (must be admitted)
Apr 1, 2017 Health Forms Deadline (prior to class registration)
May 1, 2017 Admissions Applications DUE
June _, 2017 Classes Begin (1st & Full Term)

Transfer Evaluation Self Service

Want to know how close you are to any degree at Tennessee Tech even before you are admitted?! Use this Transfer Equivalency Self Service tool to tell us what you've taken and we'll show you exactly what is left.

TTU Majors & Concentrations

Tennessee Tech offers plenty of different majors and concentrations. A list of these can be found here.

Equivalency Tables

Want to know what transfers to Tennessee Tech? Click on this link to find out!

Tennessee Transfer Pathways

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Students who wish to transfer from another institution under the Tennessee Transfer Pathway can do so without the worry of credits not transferring over. With this program, students are guaranteed admissions and guaranteed to have credits transferred over to Tennessee Tech from a previous community college. Click here for more information on the Tennessee Transfer Pathways. More information can also be found in the tab directly below this one.

TTU Catalog

Depending on when you're transferring, it would be nice to know what classes we offer. Here's a look at our online undergraduate catalog.

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Tennessee Transfer Pathways:

  • earns an associate's degree
  • guarantees admission to Tennessee Tech University
  • guarantees your credit will transfer

There are provisions that apply to these pathways. The pathways must be followed precisely and admission to certain programs (e.g. Nursing and Education Licensure programs) is not guaranteed. Find our more at www.tntransferpathway.org. Certain programs have various exceptions listed in the "additional information" area under the specific University pathway. Not all majors are covered under the pathways therefore course by course equivalencies can be found at www.tntech.edu/admissions/undergraduates/transfertablesagreements.

For further information, please contact Jake Gipson at jgipson@tntech.edu or (931) 372-3799.

Learn about the different Financial Aid options available to you.

Seek information regarding University scholarships.

Veterans Affairs

We cannot thank you enough for your service to our country! We encourage you to check out Veterans Affairs to see how your benefits can help you.

Army ROTC

Are you interested in the TTU Army ROTC program? If so, please visit this link! If you have additional questions, please contact Ron Borden at rborden@tntech.edu or (931) 372-3574.

Air Force ROTC

Students may participate in the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) at Detachment 790 on the campus of Tennessee State University. Find out more here.


Mailing address:
Tennessee Tech University
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 5006
Cookeville, TN 38505-0001
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm CST

Email: admissions@tntech.edu
GPS Address:
1 William L Jones Dr
Cookeville, TN 38505
(go to room 209)
Phone:
800.255.8881
931.372.3888
931.372.6250 (Fax)

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