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Accredited by the Accrediting Commission by the Council on Occupational Education, Tennessee Technology Center (TTC)—Memphis is one of 26 centers located throughout the state of Tennessee.

Tennessee Technology Center—Memphis offers students a variety of programs including aircraft mechanics, animal laboratory technology, automotive technology, avionics, barbering, building construction technology, business systems technology, collision repair, computer graphics and design, computer information technology, cosmetology, dental assisting, dental laboratory technology, diesel mechanics, drafting and CAD, electronics, HVAC, industrial/machinery maintenance repair, machine tool technology, masonry, pharmacy technology, practical nursing, truck driving, and welding.

These programs are designed to train students for specific technical careers within 18 months with the option of taking some classes either on-campus or online through distance learning.

Students interested in Tennessee Technology Center’s online courses are encouraged to take an Online Mastery Test each semester and submitting it to their online instructors via email. All online classes operate under the Tennessee Board of Regents program, which are accredited by the Accrediting Commission by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

All online courses provide high-quality instruction to help students earn certificates and/or diplomas for entry into the workforce and/or for job advancements in current occupations. Online courses are conducted using the Internet. There are no on-campus meetings or instruction. Even testing is conducted online. Courses are designed as independent study while others may require students to interact among other students in small groups via the Internet. Most classes have set schedules to follow with deadlines to ensure coursework is completed on time.

Tennessee Technology Center—Memphis offers the following technical certificates online: web design application, basic programming, hardware specialist, PC operation, information processing technician, CAD technician, detail drafter, drafting and CAD technician, and computer information systems diploma within a 15-week cycle. Certificates and diplomas are also offered for students interested in any of the areas within the allied health program as well as the business systems technology program. In addition, TTC also offers online continuing education courses.

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Tennessee Technology Center—Memphis is open to all students wanting to further their education, who have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

Prospective practical nursing students must complete a COMPASS test prior to being accepted. For more information on admission requirements and instructions, contact the admissions office.

Financial Aid

Tennessee Technology Center—Memphis offers two types of financial assistance for its students: Federal Pell Grant and the Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant, a state education lottery scholarship program.

All qualifying students must fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for financial aid. For detailed steps on how to apply for financial aid, go to the school’s website.

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Tennessee Technology Center (TTC)—Memphis is one of 26 TTC commuter campuses throughout Tennessee which serves students seeking technical certificates and diplomas. Other TTC campus locations include the following Tennessee cities: Athens, Covington, Crossville, Dickson, Elizabethton, Harriman, Hartsville, Hohenwald, Jacksboro, Jackson, Knoxville, Livingston, McKenzie, McMinnville, Morristown, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Newbern, Oneida, Paris, Pulaski, Ripley, Crump, Shelbyville, and Whiteville.

Although student activities are limited on the campus, students have many services to help them achieve a high-quality technical education.

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There are no athletic programs at Tennessee Technology Center—Memphis.

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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 1 0.11
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft 4 0.43
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 6,738 1.03
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 117 0.02
Forcible Rape 398 0.06
Robbery 3,083 0.47
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 13,254 2.03
Larceny 25,667 3.93
Vehicle theft 3,434 0.53

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Memphis, TN 38105-3604
Surrounding communityLarge city (inside urban area, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population8,976 (8,976 urban / N/A rural)
Households3,671 (2.16 people per house)
Median Household Income$10,974
Families1,610 (3.32 people per family)

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAt least 2, but less than 4 academic yrs
Calendar SystemContinuous
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District4709

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

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Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary N/A (N/A male / N/A female)
Number of FT Faculty N/A (N/A male / N/A female)
Number of PT Faculty 42
FT Faculty Ratio N/A
Total Benefits $898,304

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550 Alabama Ave
Memphis, TN 38105-3604
p. 901-543-6100
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