Jan 27, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Application Procedure for Freshmen


  1. Complete the online application for Undergraduate Freshman at www.tntech.edu/apply by the priority deadlines listed at the top of this section.
  2. All first-time applicants must provide a one-time, non-refundable fee of $25. This fee can be paid when submitting the application online or by logging into the application portal using the same username/password the student used to create the application.
  3. Request an official high school transcript showing coursework, grades, and a graduation date be sent to the Undergraduate Admissions Office. To be considered for admission during the senior year of high school, a transcript showing coursework through grade eleven (six graded semesters) is required. A final transcript must be forwarded upon graduation. If a high school diploma was not earned, a state-issued transcript of GED or HiSET scores is required. If a student has attempted any college credit (through dual-enrollment, summer courses, etc.) at any institution of higher education, such official college transcripts must be sent to the Undergraduate Admissions Office.

    Official transcripts must be sent from the institution attended and delivered directly to the University. Transcripts may be delivered via post or electronically through an approved vendor (see the Undergraduate Admissions website for approved vendors). Faxed or emailed transcripts that are sent by the student or another person who is not an official representative of the academic institution are not considered official transcripts.

    Mailing Address:
    Tennessee Tech Undergraduate Admissions
    Campus Box 5006
    Cookeville, TN 38505
  4. Each applicant under 21 years of age is required to take the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Scores should be requested to be sent to Tennessee Technological University when you register for the test. The school code for TTU (ACT 4012/SAT 1804). Test scores used for admission must be no more than three years old at the first day of class. Once approved, applicants over the age of 21 must take a course placement exam such as the ACCUPLACER which is offered on Tennessee Tech’s campus.
  5. Additional items may be required per the Office of Admissions in order to ensure a complete review of an applicant.
  6. In compliance with the requirements of the Office of Residential Life, an application and prepayment for on-campus housing should be submitted to the Office of Residential Life. (See Residential Life.)
  7. Each applicant should complete and return the Student Health Form, the Hepatitis/Meningitis Wavier Form, and supply requisite immunization documentation before registering for courses. Forms are available to download from the Health Services website at www.tntech.edu/healthservices. (See “Health Requirements” section for more information.)
  8. Notification will be sent via email, followed by an official letter via mail.  The admission decision can also be viewed by logging back into the application portal.

It is a Class A misdemeanor to misrepresent academic credentials. A person commits the offense of misrepresentation of academic credentials who, knowing that the statement is false and with the intent to secure employment at or admission to an institution of higher education in Tennessee, represents, orally or in writing that the person:

  • Has successfully completed the required course work for and has been awarded one (1) or more degrees or diplomas from an accredited institution of higher education;
  • Has successfully completed the required course work for and has been awarded one (1) or more degrees for diplomas from a particular institution of higher education; or
  • Has successfully completed the required course work for and has been awarded one (1) or more degrees or diplomas in a particular field or specialty from an accredited institution of higher education.