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Tuition & Fees

Tennessee Tech has a flat rate tuition model to make paying for college simple. This way as long as you take at least 12 hours worth of classes, every additional class is free and puts you closer to graduation. We want you to graduate as soon as possible so you can put your degree to work! The table below breaks down estimated costs per semester.

In-State Tuition & Fees (New Freshman & Transfers Only)
Expense Per Semester
Total In-State Cost $ 10,544
Full-time Tuition and Mandatory Fee Rate $ 5,261
Residence Hall Room* $ 2,880
Meal Plan* $ 2,403

Domestic Out-of-State Tuition & Fees (New Freshman & Transfers Only)
Expense Per Semester
Total Domestic Out-of State Cost $ 12,644
Full-time Tuition and Mandatory Fee Rate $ 7,361
Residence Hall Room* $ 2,880
Meal Plan* $ 2,403

For a full explanation of fees, see our Tuition & Fees Page.

*Expenses are calculated using a traditional double-occupancy residence hall room and the popular Purple Plus dining option. All rates are subject to change yearly.


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First-Time Freshmen

A first-time freshman is a student who is attending college directly after high school. Below are resources that can help make paying for college easy.

Step 1Complete the FAFSA

» How to complete the FAFSA?

 

Step 2Apply for Tech Scholarships

» Learn more about scholarships

 

Step 3

Find External Scholarships

» More about finding scholarships

 

Step 4

Accept Tech Scholarships

» How to accept your scholarships

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Other Financial Aid Options Available To You:

» Hope Scholarship
» Grants
» Loans
» Federal Work Study
» Veteran Benefits
» Tech Promise Scholarship

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Transfer

A Transfer is a student coming to Tech who has attended a college after graduating from high school. Below are resources that can help make paying for college easy.

Students in class

Step 1Complete the FAFSA

» How to complete the FAFSA?

 

Step 2Apply for Tech Scholarships

» Learn more about scholarships

 

Step 3

Find External Scholarships

» More about finding scholarships

 

Step 4

Accept Tech Scholarships

» How to accept your scholarships

 

Step 5

Check Aid Eligibility

Info to review that can effect aid eligibility

» Course Program of Study (CPoS)
» Satisfactory Academic Process (SAP)

Other Financial Aid Options Available To You:

» Hope Scholarship
» Grants
» Loans
» Federal Work Study
» Veteran Benefits
» Tech Promise Scholarship

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Continuing Students

A Continuing student is anyone who is currently attending Tennessee Tech. Below are instructions for how you can continue applying for different aid options.

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Step 1

Complete the FAFSA

To receive financial aid each semester, you must complete the FAFSA each year.

» How to complete the FAFSA?

 

Step 2Apply for Tennessee Tech Scholarships

Continuing students can keep applying for Tech scholarships every year!

» Learn more about scholarships

 

Step 3

Find External Scholarships

Always be hunting for external scholarships, you never know what is out there!

» More about finding scholarships

 

Step 4

Accept Tech Scholarships

Keep checking your email and TechExpress for any scholarship awards and accept them before their deadlines.

» How to accept your scholarships

 

Step 5

Check Your Financial Aid Eligibility

Information to review that can affect financial aid eligibility

» Course Program of Study (CPoS)
» Satisfactory Academic Process (SAP)

 

Other Financial Aid Options Available To You:

» Hope Scholarship
» Grants
» Loans
» Federal Work Study
» Veteran Benefits
» Tech Promise Scholarship

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