The College of Engineering at Tennessee Technological University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Francis O. Otuonye
Application deadline (U.S. residents) August 5
Application fee (U.S. residents) $25
Application deadline (international students) August 5
Application fee (international students) $30

The College of Engineering at Tennessee Technological University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 230
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 130
Overall acceptance rate 56.5% – High

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 437 verbal
715 quantitative
3.31 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.70
Average GRE 435 verbal
750 quantitative
3.50 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​tntech.​edu/​che
(931) 372-3189
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​tntech.​edu/​cee/​
(931) 372-3454
[email protected]
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science http:/​/​www.​csc.​tntech.​edu
(931) 372-3691
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​tntech.​edu/​ece
(931) 372-3397
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​tntech.​edu/​me
(931) 372-3454
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 151
Master’s (full-time) 55
Master’s (part-time) 47
Ph.D. (full-time) 22
Ph.D. (part-time) 27

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 53
Total master’s graduates 43
International master’s graduates 51.2%
Minority master’s graduates 2.3%
Female master’s graduates 11.6%
Total Ph.D. graduates 10
International Ph.D. graduates 80.0%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 20.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 10.0%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Chemical 7 10.6%
Civil 17 19.2%
Computer science 12 12.6%
Electrical 14 36.4%
Mechanical 19 21.2%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 76
Part-time faculty 1
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $3,800,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 30

Engineering School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Engineering Schools

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 1.9
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Overall acceptance rate 56.5% – High
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 717
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 0.3:1 – Low
Ph.D.s granted 10
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $3,800,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $50,000
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 151

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 151

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 77
Minority students 3.9%
International students 49.4%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 74
Minority students 9.5%
International students 43.2%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Lester McKenzie
Financial aid phone (931) 372-3073

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $7,500 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $18,580 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $422 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,046 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $920 per year
Room and board $7,940
Books and supplies $2,030
Miscellaneous expenses $4,130

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 41
Research assistants 57
Other appointments 1

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