Are you ready to start earning college credits while you’re still in high school? Get started today by enrolling in Tennessee Tech’s Dual Enrollment Program! High school students who meet the eligibility requirements can get their college career jump-started by taking select courses, helping them make a smooth transition to Tech to complete their degree.
Tennessee Tech is home to an excellent Dual Enrollment Program and has partnerships with the following high schools: Cookeville High School, Oak Ridge High School, Hillsboro High School, John Overton High School, Stratford High School, Oakland High School, Monterey High School, Upperman High School, Clinton County High School, Highland Rim Academy, and Jackson County High School.
If you are a high school administrator and would like to learn more about having a dual enrollment agreement with Tech, please contact the Office of Admissions at (931) 372-3888 or email@example.com.
In order to participate in the program, students from these schools must meet the following requirements:
- Have a 3.0 or higher grade point average
- Obtain high school counselor approval
How to Apply
Ready to apply? You’ll need to complete the steps below in order to be considered for admission. *Note: For a handy Dual Enrollment handbook, click the yellow button below.
Dual Enrollment HANDBOOK - (PDF with active links)
Step 1: Submit an Application
Fill out our online application at tntech.edu/apply. If you need to make a change to your existing application, please submit an application update form.
Mailing Address:Tennessee Tech University
Office of Admissions
Campus Box 5006
Cookeville, TN 38505-0001
Street Address:805 Quadrangle
Cookeville, TN 38505
Jere Whitson, rm 208
8am to 4:30pm CST
Step 2: Pay Your Application Fee
Before an application can be reviewed for admission, you must submit your $25 non-refundable undergraduate application fee.
There are three options available for paying your application fee:
- pay at the end of the application
- pay online at tntech.edu/status
- pay by mail to: Office of Admissions, Tennessee Tech University, Campus Box 5006, Cookeville, TN 38505-0001
For checks, pay to the order of ‘Tennessee Tech’ and include your name and date of birth on the check memo field. *This is a one-time fee.
Step 3: Required Documents
The following documents are required to be evaluated for admission:
- LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION: Your high school counselor will provide a letter of recommendation to the Office of Admissions upon request from Tennessee Tech Admissions office.
- TRANSCRIPTS: For Dual Enrollment only, Tennessee Tech Admissions will request your current transcript
from your high school. If you have other college credits, please request those official
transcripts be sent once they are complete. High school and college transcripts may
be delivered by the following methods:
- High School: Emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
- High School and/or College: Mailed or electronically delivered through an approved transcript delivery vendor (see below). All transcripts must be issued to Tennessee Tech University to be considered official. *Note: Transcripts marked “Issued to Student” and/or hand delivered or faxed are not accepted.
Official transcripts can be mailed to: Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Tennessee Tech University, Campus Box 5006, Cookeville, TN. 38505
Transcripts can also be delivered through an approved electronic transcript vendors such as: National Student Clearinghouse, Parchment, Naviance, eScript Safe, Scribs, and JST
▢ Dual Enrollment Agreement / Student Release Form: Read and complete the Docusign form ‘Intent to Attend’ / Student Information Release'. It is available here. Upon completion, a copy will be emailed to Admissions for processing.
▢ TSAC Dual Enrollment Application: Apply for the TSAC dual enrollment grant (this must be done for each term). You can find the application here.
▢ Complete the Health Forms: A parent of the student will complete the following combined health forms (Docusign) prior to registering for classes:
▢ Discount Forms: If a parent is a teacher who works in a public school system in the state of Tennessee, or an employee of Tech, a TBR institution, or any public college or university, the relevant discount form must be completed each term and submitted to email@example.com. These forms can be found here.
▢ Set Up Your TN Tech accounts through Tech Express: Set up your Tech Express access for easy access to your TN Tech email and Eagle Online accounts. Find full directions at Tech Express (https://express.tntech.edu/)
If you have any questions, we want to hear from you! We’re here to help.
Office of Undergraduate Admissions, firstname.lastname@example.org, (931) 372-3888
If your school is interested in having Dual Enrollment classes through Tn Tech, please reach out to Dennis D. Tennant, Ph.D., Director of Extended Programs and Regional Development email@example.com / (931) 372-3300