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Tech Student Life

Tech is in a small town setting in Cookeville, Tennessee. There are many activities and organizations for Tech students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Tech also has fraternities and sororities.

Tech has a thriving Baptist Collegiate Center. In fact, more students participate in Baptist Collegiate Center than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Tech include Fellowship of Christian Athletes, University Christian Student Center, Residence Hall Association

Tech students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Greek Week and Career Day.

Does Tech offer student housing?

Tech offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Tech students live off campus. In 2021, 26% of undergrads at Tech lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 74% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Tech. There are 2,318 spots available in on-campus housing for all 9,006 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,99 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 30% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Tech offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Tech

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Tennessee Technological University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Tech campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Tech offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Tech has student safety organization, lighted pathways.

Plan a Visit to Tech

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Tech, take Interstate 40 to Cookeville, TN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Nashville International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Tennessee you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Tech's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Tech Students

45%

Women

55%

Men

89%

Full Time

11%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

Undergraduate Students

9,006

Graduate Students

1,180

Tech Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

10,186

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,522

Out-of-State

$14,722

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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