Cookeville - Tennessee's College Town
Tennessee’s College Town
Your road to success begins in Cookeville! Voted the number one greatest affordable college town in the country by Great Values Colleges, Cookeville is approximately 82 miles east of Nashville, 109 miles west of Knoxville and 96 miles north of Chattanooga – bringing you right in the middle of everything.
People from around the area come to Cookeville to eat, shop and play, and students can enjoy a variety of amenities here including parks, the arts and a vibrant variety of local shops and eateries. In fact, the city is located within an hour of 10 state parks, features multiple venues for live music and the arts, and has hidden gems like Cream City, Poet’s Coffee, Ralph’s Donuts and Crawdaddy’s.
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A Great Place to Live and Learn
With a supportive local community and faculty dedicated to helping you succeed, there’s nowhere better to jumpstart your future. In fact, Tennessee Tech was ranked the #1 public university in Tennessee by MONEY Magazine — and our graduates have the highest starting salary of any public university graduates in the state.
Want to find out for yourself? Come visit campus and see what Tennessee Tech and Cookeville have to offer!
Show Your Tech Pride
Paint the town purple and gold! Many Cookeville businesses support Tech students, faculty and staff by offering discounts all year long. Most only ask that you show your Eagle Card to receive the discount. Just look for the distinctive Tech Pride signs in their store fronts!LEARN MORE