Tennessee Technological University (Tennessee Tech University)

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Tennessee Technological University can be found in Cookeville, TN, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 13,000 students enrolled each year at Tennessee Technological University.

Most of the students that got into Tennessee Tech University earned an SAT score within the range of 920 to 1250, or got accepted with an ACT score between 20 to 26. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Tennessee Tech University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.38. 93% of all those who apply are accepted to Tennessee Tech University, from which 47 percent choose to attend. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the Tennessee Tech University acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 93%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at tntech.edu.

Overall Tennessee Tech University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Tennessee Technological University was reported as 93.2% in Fall 2013 with over 4,970 college applications submitted to Tennessee Tech University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Tennessee Tech University ACT Scores: 20 - 26
  • Tennessee Tech University Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Tennessee Technological University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Tennessee Technological University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Tennessee Technological University has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 84.4%
  • 2010-2011: 93.9%
  • 2011-2012: 97.1%
  • 2012-2013: 93.2%
  • 2013-2014: 93.2%
  • Projected Tennessee Tech University Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 93.3%

How Does Tennessee Tech University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Tennessee Technological University is sixty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Belmont University79.9%
Vanderbilt University12.7%
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga77.6%
Austin Peay State University86.0%
Alabama A & M University89.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Tennessee Tech University (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math20 - 26
Composite Score20 - 26
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