Tennessee Technological University (221847)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,520
2022 Average Net Price
$15,188
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.25%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
78.1%
7,229 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
9,902
81.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
60.2%
954 Graduates

About

Tennessee Technological University (221847) is a higher education institution located in Putnam County, TN. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Tennessee Technological University (221847) were Registered Nursing (145 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (131 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (121 degrees).

In 2022, 2,502 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tennessee Technological University (221847). 52.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,150 degrees), 27.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (78 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tennessee Technological University (221847) is $8,520, which is $−21,630 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Tennessee Technological University (221847) is $8,520, which is $−21,630 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,188.

In 2022, 80% of undergraduate students attending Tennessee Technological University (221847) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 39% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,520
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Tennessee Technological University (221847) was $8,520. The cost of tuition at Tennessee Technological University (221847) is $−21,630 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$15,188
2022 Value
1.89%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Tennessee Technological University (221847) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,188. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Tennessee Technological University (221847) grew by 1.89%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,850
Room and Board
$1,280
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tennessee Technological University (221847) was of $8,850 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,280. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
39%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Tennessee Technological University (221847) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 10.1% with respect to 2021, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.25%
2019 Default Rate
27
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Tennessee Technological University (221847) was 1.25%, which represents 27 out of the 2161 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Tennessee Technological University (221847) received 7,229 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 12.7% annual growth. Out of those 7,229 applicants, 5,646 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.1% acceptance rate.

There were 9,902 students enrolled at Tennessee Technological University (221847) in 2022.

Tennessee Technological University (221847) has an overall enrollment yield of 36.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,646
Accepted Out of 7,229

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Tennessee Technological University (221847) was 78.1% (5,646 admissions from 7,229 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 79.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 12.7%, while admissions grew by 11.3%..

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Enrollment

Tennessee Technological University (221847) had a total enrollment of 9,902 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Tennessee Technological University (221847) is 8,061 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,841. This means that 81.4% of students enrolled at Tennessee Technological University (221847) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tennessee Technological University (221847), both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.5% White, 4.73% Hispanic or Latino, 4.55% Black or African American, 2.84% Two or More Races, 2.09% Asian, 0.182% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0606% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tennessee Technological University (221847) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (43.3%), followed by White Female (37.5%) and Black or African American Male (2.82%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.2%), followed by White Male (31.2%) and Black or African American Male (3.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tennessee Technological University (221847) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,902 students. The full-time enrollment at Tennessee Technological University (221847) is 8,061 and the part-time enrollment is 1,841. This means that 81.4% of students enrolled at Tennessee Technological University (221847) are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Tennessee Technological University (221847) was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Tennessee Technological University (221847) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    7,975 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    468 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    451 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Tennessee Technological University (221847) is 80.5% White, 4.73% Hispanic or Latino, 4.55% Black or African American, 2.84% Two or More Races, 2.09% Asian, 0.182% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0606% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 212 students (2.14%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 116 more women than men received degrees from Tennessee Technological University (221847). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Tennessee Technological University (221847) is white (2,150 degrees awarded). There were 27.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (78 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Tennessee Technological University (221847) is Registered Nursing (145 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (131 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (121 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Tennessee Technological University (221847), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (377 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (103 degrees), and Human Sciences (69 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tennessee Technological University (221847) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,633,412 people), Secondary school teachers (486,137 people), Software developers (452,650 people), Other managers (417,377 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (349,155 people).

The most specialized majors at Tennessee Technological University (221847) in 2022 are Engineering (377 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (103 degrees), Human Sciences (69 degrees), Education (368 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (118 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tennessee Technological University (221847) are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Tennessee Technological University (221847) are Engineering (377 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (103 degrees), Human Sciences (69 degrees), Education (368 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (118 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tennessee Technological University (221847) are Elementary & secondary schools (2,893,982 people), Computer Systems Design (510,149 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (443,747 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (424,210 people), and Construction (350,777 people).

The most specialized majors at Tennessee Technological University (221847) are Engineering (377 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (103 degrees), Human Sciences (69 degrees), Education (368 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (118 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 145 degrees awarded
  2. 131 degrees awarded
  3. 121 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Tennessee Technological University (221847) was Registered Nursing with 145 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,193
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,309
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,193 degrees were awarded to men at Tennessee Technological University (221847), which is 0.911 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,309).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 127 degrees were awarded to men at Tennessee Technological University (221847) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.31 times more than the 97 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 164 degrees were awarded to men at Tennessee Technological University (221847) in Registered Nursing, which is 8.2 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%
100% Completion Time
57%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 35% of students graduating from Tennessee Technological University (221847) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 57% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Tennessee Technological University (221847) is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.524% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,150 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    78 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tennessee Technological University (221847) is white (2,150 degrees awarded). There were 27.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (78 degrees).

0.44% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,149 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,001 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Tennessee Technological University (221847) is white female (1,149 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1001 degrees).

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Operations

Tennessee Technological University (221847) has an endowment valued at nearly $85.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 59k (0.0691%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Tennessee Technological University (221847) had a total salary expenditure of 212M. Tennessee Technological University (221847) employs 126 Professors, 104 Associate professors and 92 Assistant professors. Most academics at Tennessee Technological University (221847) are Male Professor (91), Male Associate professor (59), and Male Assistant professor (51).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tennessee Technological University (221847) are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 159 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 152 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 94 employees.

Endowment

$85.4M
2022 Endowment
11.3%
decline from 2021

Tennessee Technological University (221847) has an endowment valued at about $85.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Tennessee Technological University (221847) declined 11.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $288M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $14.1M - Federal
  2. $3.46M - State
  3. $54.5k - Local

As of 2022, Tennessee Technological University (221847) received $14.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.46M from state grants and contracts, and $54.5k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$88.9M
2022 Salaries
2.19%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Tennessee Technological University (221847) paid a median of $88.9M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($212M) and a 2.19% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$35.1M
Instructional Salaries
440
Number of Employees

In 2022, Tennessee Technological University (221847) paid a total of $35.1M to 440 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
126 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
159 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tennessee Technological University (221847) were Professor with 126 employees, Associate professor with 104 employees, and Assistant professor with 92 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tennessee Technological University (221847) were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 159 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 152 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 94 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tennessee Technological University (221847) was Male Professor with 91 employees, Male Associate professor with 59 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 51 employees.

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