Founded in 1946, TTU has a passion for challenging students
academically and encouraging them to grow in their faith.
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 dedicated to providing a Christ-centered education to a diverse population of students from all over the world. Our professors are dedicated Christians who integrate their knowledge of their fields with a biblical perspective. The University curriculum is built on a foundation of Bible courses for all students, a basic program of general studies and several major fields of concentration. Graduates are prepared to serve as pastors, evangelists, church educators, missionaries and church musicians, as well as for service in many secular fields.
Tennessee Temple University is committed to providing the services and environment necessary to assist its students in achieving their educational goals and enhancing their spiritual and social development. These include academic, developmental and support services that assist the students in achieving their goals; administrative services that support students, faculty and staff; and an environment that is conducive to learning.
We have made every effort to inform you about all that we are. We have many wonderful people here that make up the human side of this University. Starting at the top with our president and administration and continuing on through the faculty, Tennessee Temple University is comprised of wonderful, Godly men and women who make every effort to make this place the best that it can be and to provide each student with a quality Christian education.