Tennessee Temple University

1815 Union Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37404
Tel: (423)493-4100
Private not-for-profit | 938 students
The Tennessee Temple University prepares Christian students to serve both God and humanity by integrating academic disciplines and biblical truth.
  • Tennessee Temple University is a distinctively Christian institution offering an education that is characterized by its goal of academic excellence in the classroom and its effort to build Biblical character and ethical values in its students. Tennessee Temple University is multi-faceted, with undergraduate programs at the associates and bachelors levels and a graduate masters program in education. The University’s purpose is to prepare Christian men and women for life through the emphasis on knowledge acquisition, Biblical application, skill development, evangelism, and Godly living.
  • School Overview:

    Tennessee Temple University
    CountyHamilton County, TN
    Title IV EligibleParticipat
    Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
    Institution LevelFour or more years
    Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
    Instructional Staff Total
    (research/public service staff included)
    16 staff115 staff
    Student Body
    Total Enrollment938 students1,633 students
    # Full-Time Students
    532 students1,434 students
    # Part-Time Students
    406 students137 students
     
    # Undergraduate Students
    639 students 1,507 students
    # Graduate Students
    299 students129 students
     
    % American Indian/Alaskan
    1%1%
    % Asian
    1%2%
    % Hawaiian
    -1%
    % Hispanic
    2%3%
    % Black
    9%6%
    % White
    86%84%
    % Two or more races
    1%2%
     
    Finances and Admission
    In-State Tuition Fees
    (2012-13)
    $12,120$24,462
     
    Out-State Tuition Fees
    (2012-13)
    $12,120$24,744
     
    Percent Admitted54%64%
    SAT Reading (25-75%)390-560450-570
    SAT Math (25-75%)430-550460-573
    SAT Writing (25-75%)410-510440-570
    ACT English (25-75%)14-2219-25
    ACT Math (25-75%)16-2218-25
    ACT Writing (25-75%)4-96-8
    ACT Composite (25-75%)16-2220-25

    School Notes:

    • Tennessee Temple University is dedicated to providing a Christ-centered education to a diverse population of students from many geographical locations.
    • Tennessee Temple University is a distinctively Christian institution offering an education that is characterized by its goal of academic excellence in the classroom and its effort to build Biblical character and ethical values in its students. Tennessee Temple University is multi-faceted, with undergraduate programs at the associates and bachelors levels and a graduate program in education. The University's purpose is to prepare Christian men and women for life through education with an emphasis on knowledge acquisition, Biblical application, skill development, evangelism and Godly living. Tennessee Temple University balances a traditional liberal arts program with the historical Baptist position regarding doctrine and conduct. Its unique characteristic is its emphasis on local church ministries through affiliation with the Highland Park Baptist Church of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
    • Tennessee Temple University is a mile from Interstate 24, and four miles from both Interstate 75 and Chattanooga’s airport, Lovell Field. Chattanooga is approximately 100 miles from Nashville and Knoxville, Tennessee, and Atlanta, Georgia.
    • Tennessee Temple University received full accreditation by the American Association of Bible Colleges from 1984-2001. Since September 2000, the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools has fully accredited Tennessee Temple University.
    • Tennessee Temple University is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS). TRACS is approved by the United States Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized institutional accrediting agency. All institutions which hold accredited status with TRACS are listed in the Higher Education Directory.
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