Founded in 1946, Tennessee Temple University is a Christian-affiliated institution. Through its three academic colleges, TTU awards graduate and undergraduate degrees in 11 fields of study. TTU provides many extra-curricular activities — whitewater rafting, Christian concerts, men’s and women’s sports and more — for students. TTU students also partake in prayer groups and student-led worship services to further enhance their faith in God. For over 50 years, Tennessee Temple University has prepared students to lead lives of leadership and service. TTU challenges its students academically while inspiring them to grow in the Christian faith.

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Type of Institution: Four-year, private, faith-based university

Tuition and Fees (per semester) 

     • In-State/Out-of-State: $8,820

Size: 900+ students

Percentage of African-American Students: 23%

Percentage of Men: 52%

Percentage of Women: 48%

Student-Teacher Ratio: 15:1

Degrees Offered: Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate, Certificate

Colleges/Schools: Arts and Sciences, Business and Leadership, Theology and Ministry

Housing: On-campus housing provided

City Life: Tourist city, Lake Winnepesaukah, Ruby Falls, Rock City, Chattanooga Choo-Choo, shopping (Northgate, Hamilton Place Mall), Warner Park Zoo, museums (Bessie Smith Hall, Discovery Museum), art galleries, IMAX theater, Chattanooga Aquarium, outdoor festivals (RiverBend, Bessie Smith Strut) dining, Coolidge Park, Walnut Street Bridge, riverfront