Tennessee Technological University Graduate Schools

Tennessee Technological University (referred to as TTU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Cookeville, TN. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Tennessee Technological University is $11,762 for Tennessee residents and $20,702 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,399 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,177 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Tennessee Technological University (referred to as TTU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Cookeville, TN. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1939 - Current).
TTU Directory Information
School NameTennessee Technological University (TTU)
Address1 William L. Jones Drive, Cookeville, TN 38505-0001
Phone931-372-3101
Webhttps://www.tntech.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.tntech.edu/admissions
Financial Infohttps://www.tntech.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Tennessee Technological University is $11,762 for Tennessee residents and $20,702 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,399 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,177 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 70 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Other). Among them, 11 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,702
$11,762 for Tennessee Residents
Student Population1,399
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs70 graduate programs
(11 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Tennessee Technological University is $11,762 for Tennessee residents and $20,702 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $524 for Tennessee residents and $971 for out-of-state students.
Tennessee Technological University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Tennessee Technological University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)11 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Tennessee Technological University is $11,762 for Tennessee residents and $20,702 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.00% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Tennessee ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$9,760$1,217$24,280$1,217
2018-2019$10,040$1,243$24,560$1,243
2019-2020$10,280$1,278$24,800$1,278
2020-2021$10,280$1,278$19,220$1,278
2021-2022$10,480$1,282$19,420$1,282
The graduate school tuition & fees of TTU is average compared to public graduate schools in Tennessee. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Tennessee graduate tuition is $21,780 (public) / $19,072 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Tennessee Technological University$11,762$20,702
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Tennessee Graduate Schools$16,508$19,291
Public$11,363$21,780
Private$19,072
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,250 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Tennessee Technological University. On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,250. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,400$6,300$9,400$6,300
2018-2019$8,800$6,300$8,800$6,300
2019-2020$8,850$6,350$8,850$6,350
2020-2021$8,850$5,400$8,850$5,400
2021-2022$8,850$5,400$8,850$5,400
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $524 for Tennessee residents and $971 for other students at Tennessee Technological University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.04% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tennessee ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$488$1,214
2018-2019$502$1,228
2019-2020$514$1,240
2020-2021$514$961
2021-2022$524$971

Graduate Programs at TTU

Tennessee Technological University offers 44 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 470 students have completed their study at Tennessee Technological University.
Offered Degrees at Tennessee Technological University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree217365
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship4032
Doctor's degree - professional practice100
Post Bachelor's Degree10030
Post Master's Degree8043
Total447470
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Tennessee Technological University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 21 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 101 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Engineering program with 21 completers.
Tennessee Technological University offers 44 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 470 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 365 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 30 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 43 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Computer Science18-
Education [+] 96 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction71$39,800
Educational Leadership and Administration5-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services20$33,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Engineering [+] 45 completers-
Chemical Engineering9-
Civil Engineering9-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering6-
Mechanical Engineering21-
Engineering Technology [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management0-
English Language And Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] (1 completers) 31 completers-
General Studies31-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 5 completers-
Mathematics5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Science, Technology and Society5-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 23 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness23-
Physical Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Chemistry11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 29 completers-
Dietetics/Dietitian0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse29$81,000
Business [+] 91 completers-
Business Administration and Management78$59,800
Accounting13-
Total365
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 4 completers-
Environmental Studies4-
Education [+] 7 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction7-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Engineering [+] 21 completers-
Engineering21-
Total32
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Nursing Practice0-
Total0
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Science0-
Education [+] 5 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction3-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 14 completers-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management14-
Business [+] 11 completers-
Organizational Leadership7-
Banking and Financial Support Services0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration4-
Human Resources Development0-
Management Information Systems and Services (other)0-
Total30
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 35 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction8-
Educational Leadership and Administration21-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Medical Informatics6-
0-
Nursing Administration0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing2-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Total43

Graduate Student Population at TTU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,399 students enrolled into Tennessee Technological University graduate schools where it has total 10,177 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 325 full-time and 1,074 part-time graduate students. By gender, 572 male and 827 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,399572827
Full-time325131194
Part-tme1,074441633
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,129 White (80.70%), 60 Black/African American (4.29%), 36 Hispanic (2.57%), 27 Asian (1.93%), and 147 students with other races. 102 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,399572827
American Indian/Native American202
Asian271413
Black/African American602238
Hispanic361521
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,129425704
Two More341618
Un-Known936
Non-resident Alien1027725
Tennessee Technological University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 692 graduate students (49.46% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 427 graduate students (30.52% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,399
Enrolled Online Exclusively692
Enrolled Some Online Courses427
Not in Online Courses280
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Tennessee Technological University. 417 students are aged 20 to 24 (29.81% of total students), 61 students are aged above 50 (4.36%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Tennessee Technological University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,399572827
Age 20-2123914
Age 22-24394158236
Age 25-29391174217
Age 30-34221100121
Age 35-391485791
Age 40-4916152109
Age 50-64602139
Over 64110

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