COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (April 16, 2014) – A number of recent higher education rankings are sharing what professors, students and alumni already know: Tennessee Tech University is becoming a leading technological university in the South.
In Payscale.com's 2014 ranking of colleges with the best return on investment for their degrees, Tennessee Tech ranks first in the state of Tennessee and ninth for all colleges and universities in the eight-state central south U.S. region.
Payscale.com's data show that degrees from Tennessee Tech provide higher anticipated financial returns over the course of a 20-year career than any other school in the state, with respect to the program costs.
GetEducated.com, which offers information about online programs, ranks Tennessee Tech's online Master of Business Administration programs as a 'Best Buy' for students seeking a high quality, low cost graduate degree.
In its survey of 93 institutions and 147 online programs, GetEducated.com placed Tennessee Tech's online MBA program 15th among all options accredited by the Association to Advance Colleges and Schools of Business nationwide.
Earlier this month, Tennessee Tech was listed as the 'most underrated college' in Tennessee in a special project by BusinessInsider.com and Niche.com.
In the sites' list of the most underrated colleges in each of the 50 states, Tennessee Tech was commended for its knowledgeable professors, athletics, student satisfaction and career counseling services.
In the U.S. News and World Report's March 2014 rankings of best graduate schools, TTU was listed among the best business schools, best engineering schools and best education schools.