If you want to apply to Tech, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 1 and the fee for the application costs $25.
The following is an overiew of some of Tech's admissions stats.
|Tech 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||27%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||4%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||98%|
These are the application deadlines for Tennessee Technological University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Tech does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to get into Tech. Tech evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Tech accepted 76% of students, about 5,237 of the 6,913 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Tech, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Tech has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.
Wondering what factors are considered by Tech during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Tech for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Tech, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Tech's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Tech have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 57% submitted a class rank. At Tech 27% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 59% were in the top 25% and 86% were in the top 50%.
At Tennessee Technological University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Tech directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Tech looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Tech does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 4% of Tech's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 98% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Tech students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Tech students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
To be most competitive at Tech, you should strive to earn between 21 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Tech's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Tech students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Tech. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Tech during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Tech?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Tech.
Does Tech accept transfer credits?
✅ Tech accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Tech accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Tech accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Tech accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Tech?
✅ Tech is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Tech's acceptance rate?
✅ Tech has an acceptance rate of 76%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Tech?
❌ Tech does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Tech? Tech is a somewhat selective institution. The Tech acceptance rate is 76%. This means that the institution accepts 75 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Tech is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Tech is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
27 and Above
21 to 27
21 and Less
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Tech, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.63. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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