College of Graduate Studies

US Residents - How to Apply

General Admissions Applications Deadlines

Semester

Domestic Applicant Deadline

Deadline to Submit

All Documents

Readmission Application Deadline

Summer 2018May 1, 2018May 15, 2018May 15, 2018
Fall 2018July 1, 2018August 1, 2018August 1, 2018
Spring 2019November 1, 2018December 1, 2018December 1, 2018

Graduate Accelerated Public Safety Online Program Application Deadlines
Cohort Semester Application Submission Deadline to Submit
All Documents
5 Summer 2018 May 24, 2018 April 28, 20178
6 Fall 2018 July 24, 2018 July 29, 20178
7 Spring 2019 November 26, 2018 November 30, 2018


Students looking to obtain a Graduate Assistantship should apply for the assistantship one semester in advance. More details about Graduate Assistantships can be found here.

If you were previously admitted to a degree program and you have become inactive (skipped a semester, etc.) you must reapply for admission using Eagle Online.

Step 1

Apply online for Graduate School admissions along with nonrefundable application fee of $35.

You will be able to upload the documents needed to complete Steps 2 through 5 of the application process. We will still need OFFICIAL test score reports and transcripts, but the uploaded copies will allow us to proceed with the processing of your application.

Step 2

Submit Three (3) Letters of Recommendations-- Preferred method of delivery is by email to gradstudies@tntech.edu

The following programs require less than three letters:

  • Exercise Science, Physical Education and Wellness--requires 2
  • Master of Accountancy--requires 2
  • Master of Business Administration--requires 1

Graduate Studies
Tennessee Tech University
P.O. Box 5012
Cookeville, TN 38505

If application materials are sent by express mail/courier, the physical address is:

Graduate Studies
Tennessee Tech University
1 William L. Jones Drive, Room 306
Cookeville, TN 38505

Step 3

Official transcripts from ALL institutions attended beyond high school. Official transcripts are sent directly from the institution to Tennessee Tech, not submitted by the student.

Step 4

pdf_icon_sm Student Health Form Documentation required of 2 MMR vaccinations as well as 2 doses of the Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine. International students must also provide documentation of the TB Skin Test completed within 6 months prior to registration. This documentation is required prior to registration.

Step 5

Specific test and score as required by the individual departments/colleges For the specific test scores required, please see the program you are interested in under the section Degree Programs on our home page

College Official Test Score Reports
College of Arts and Sciences General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
College of Business Administration Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
College of Education, Master's and Ed.S Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
College of Education, Ph.D. General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
College of Engineering General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
School of Environmental Studies, Ph.D., PSM General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
School of Professional Studies, MPS General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
School of Nursing None

Step 6

Your application fee should be paid with your online application. Any supplemental materials should be emailed to gradstudies@tntech.edu (preferred) or mailed to:

Graduate Studies
Tennessee Tech University
P.O. Box 5012
Cookeville, TN 38505

If you did not pay your application fee during the online application process, please pay your fee at

http://www.tntech.edu/payapplicationfee

If application materials are sent by express mail/courier, the physical address is:

Graduate Studies
Tennessee Tech University
1 William L. Jones Drive, Room 306
Cookeville, TN 38505

Once all materials have been received, the application file will be evaluated for admission. This is completed by the individual departments (with the exception of the Ed.S. programs in Counseling and Psychology and all programs in Curriculum and Instruction where the Office of Graduate Studies performs the evaluation).

After an admission recommendation is made, Graduate Studies will notify the student.