Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN

Tennessee Technological University

About Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech produces practical, ready-to-work graduates from a broad range of academic disciplines prepared to compete in a technologically driven world. Here, students have the freedom to discover and pursue their passions, knowing there is a supportive community behind them. Developing their passions into hundreds of student clubs and organizations, Tech students make an impact on campus, in the community, and around the world.

Transformative experiences are a tradition at Tech. Our students cultivate a lifelong desire to learn about their favorite subjects, or pursue entirely new interests under the guidance of knowledgeable and supportive faculty. A genuine community of faculty, staff and alumni committed to challenging all to bring out their best and to supporting each other in academic, personal and professional development exists at Tech. These pursuits result in honest, lifelong connections that carry far beyond the classroom.

With an enrollment of around 10,000 students, Tech offers degrees from eight academic schools and colleges: Agriculture and Human Ecology, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Nursing.


The Area

Tennessee Tech University is situated on the scenic Cumberland Plateau in the city of Cookeville and Putnam County. There are many things to do, see, and enjoy while close to Nashville, Knoxville, Gatlinburg, and Chattanooga.


Our Vision and Mission

Vision Statement:

Tennessee Tech will achieve national prominence and impact through its engaged students, dedicated faculty, and career-ready graduates known for their creativity, tenacity, and analytical approach to problem-solving.

Mission Statement:

Tennessee s technological University creates, advances, and applies knowledge to expand opportunity and economic competitiveness. As a STEM-infused, comprehensive institution, Tennessee Tech delivers enduring education, impactful research, and collaborative service.


Working Here

The University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and undergraduate and graduate students from across Tennessee, the United States, and globally, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve the institutional vision and mission by focusing on education for life, innovation in all we do, exceptional stewardship, and engagement for impact.


Benefits

Tennessee Tech University offers its faculty and staff outstanding comprehensive benefits, including competitive pay, medical, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, disability coverage, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, and excellent tuition benefits just to name a few!