Tuition & Fees

$8,544

$24,662

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
44%
400-499
32%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
15%
24-29
36%
18-23
44%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
38%
18-23
46%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
38%
18-23
55%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
20

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,349
Declined + 1,403
Total Received 6,752
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Public

10,084

undergraduate students

1,304

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Engineering
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 1831
ACT 4022

School Facts

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga was founded in 1886, as a church-affiliated, public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Health, Education and Professional Studies, and Engineering and Computer Science. Its 418-acre campus is located near the urban center of Chattanooga, TN.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 11,388
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Chattanooga, TN

418-acre, urban campus in Chattanooga (population: 173,366). Served by air and bus; major airport serves Atlanta (120 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37403

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 11% of male students
 
9 sororities 17% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
44%
400-499
32%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
15%
24-29
36%
18-23
44%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
38%
18-23
46%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
38%
18-23
55%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,349
Declined + 1,403
Total Received 6,752

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Lee Pierce
Director Of Admissions
P: 800 UTC-MOCS
F: 423 425-4157
utcmocs@utc.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,768
Room $5,226
Board $3,450
Additional fees $1,776
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $18,620
Average Financial Aid - $9,125
Total with Avg. Aid $9,495

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,125

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,662,045
State $14,935,573
Institutional $4,198,192
Other external $628,037
Total $34,423,847

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $7,273,809
Institutional $3,260,149
Other external $415,200
Total $10,949,158

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Scrappy
School colors
navy blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Advanced Educational Practice
Applied Mathematics
Art
Art Education
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communications
Computational Engineering
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood
Economics
Education
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Management Technology
English
English/American Language/Literature
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Exceptional Learning
Foreign Languages
Geology
Health/Human Performance
History
Humanities
Integrated Studies
Interior Design
Legal Assistant Studies
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Middle Grades Education
Music
Music Education/K-12
Nurse Practitioner
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy/Religion
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Rehabilitation Sciences
School Leadership
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology/Anthropology
Special Education
Theatre/Speech
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Undergraduate

89%

10,084
students

Female
56%
5,664

Male
44%
4,420

Graduate

11%

1,304
students

Female
54%
707

Male
46%
597

undergraduateFull-time

86%

8,763
students

Female
57%
4,973

Male
43%
3,790

undergraduatePart-time

14%

1,321
students

Female
53%
691

Male
47%
630

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

93%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

24

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 40
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Venezuela
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Nancy Amberson
Coordinator
423 425-4573
nancy-amberson@utc.edu

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