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Tuition

$12,730

$30,920

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,693
Declined + 4,705
Total Received 14,398
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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Logistic/Transportation
  3. Political Science
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School Facts

The University of Tennessee is the state's flagship, land grant public research university. Founded as a private college in 1794, it became the first campus of the University of Tennessee in 1879. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Architecture & Design, Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Communication and Information, Education, Health and Human Sciences, Engineering, Law, Nursing, Social Work, and Veterinary Medicine. Its 560-acre campus is located in Knoxville, just minutes from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 29,833
Established in 1794
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became 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)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CoA-NA (CoA-NA)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  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)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Codes

SAT 1843
ACT 4026

Social Networks

Public

20,916

undergraduate students

8,917

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
32%
500-599
45%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
10%
600-699
38%
500-599
39%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
34%
24-29
48%
18-23
17%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
16%
24-29
57%
18-23
25%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
22%
24-29
61%
18-23
17%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Knoxville, TN

560-acre, suburban campus in Knoxville (population: 180,761). Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Tennessee at Knoxville
527 Andy Holt Tower
Knoxville, TN 37996

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
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

 
26 fraternities 13% of male students
 
19 sororities 21% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
50%
Top 1/4
90%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
32%
500-599
45%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
10%
600-699
38%
500-599
39%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
34%
24-29
48%
18-23
17%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
16%
24-29
57%
18-23
25%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
22%
24-29
61%
18-23
17%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
December 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,693
Declined + 4,705
Total Received 14,398

Admissions Contact


P: 865 974-2184
F: 865 974-1182
admissions@utk.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,780
Room & board $9,170
Additional fees $1,414
Books & supplies $1,536
Total $21,900
Average Financial Aid - $11,410
Total with Avg. Aid $10,490

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,410

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $26,186,886
State $55,973,751
Institutional $29,064,159
Other external $3,808,968
Total $115,033,764

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southeastern Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Smokey: Blue-Tic Coon Hound
School colors
orange and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
Aerospace Engineering
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Leadership
Agriculture Leadership/Education/Communications
Animal Science
Anthropology
Architecture
Art
Art History
Audiology
Aviation Systems
Biochemistry/Cell/Molecular Biology
Biochemistry/Cellular/Molecular Biology
Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Biosystems Engineering
Biosystems Engineering Technology
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Business Analytics in Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Child/Family Studies
Civil Engineering
Classics
Clinical Laboratory Science
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
College Scholars
College Student Personnel
Communication Studies
Communication/Information
Comparative/Experimental Medicine
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counseling
Counselor Education
Cytotechnology
Dental Clinical Sciences
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dentistry
Ecology/Evolutionary Biology
Economics
Education
Educational Administration
Educational Psychology
Educational Psychology/Research
Electrical Engineering
Energy Science/Engineering
Engineering Science
English
Entomology/Plant Pathology
Environmental Engineering
Environmental/Soil Sciences
Epidemiology
Finance
Food Science/Technology
Food/Agriculture Business
Forestry
French
Geography
Geological/Environmental Sciences
Geology
German
Graphic Design
Health Information
Health Outcomes/Policy Research
Higher Education Administration
Hispanic Studies
History
Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management
Human Resource Management
Industrial Engineering
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Sciences
Interdisciplinary Programs
Interior Design
Italian
Journalism/Electronic Media
Kinesiology
Kinesiology/Sport Studies
Landscape Architecture
Law
Life Sciences
Logistics
Management
Management Science
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Technology
Medicine
Microbiology
Modern Foreign Languages
Music
Natural Resources
Natural Resources/Environmental Economics
Nuclear Engineering
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nursing Science
Nutrition
Nutritional Sciences
Occupational Therapy
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Plant Science
Plant Sciences
Plant/Soil/Insects
Political Science
Polymer Engineering
Pre-Professional Studies
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Relations
Recreation/Sport Management
Recreation/Sport Management
Reliability/Maintainability Engineering
Religious Studies
Retail Hospitality/Tourism Management
Retail/Consumer Sciences
Russian Studies
School Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Language Pathology
Statistics
Studio Art
Teacher Education
Theatre
Veterinary Medicine
Wildlife/Fisheries Science
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Undergraduate

70%

20,916
students

Female
49%
10,234

Male
51%
10,682

Graduate

30%

8,917
students

Female
54%
4,775

Male
46%
4,142

undergraduateFull-time

93%

19,588
students

Female
49%
9,576

Male
51%
10,012

undergraduatePart-time

7%

1,328
students

Female
50%
658

Male
50%
670

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • 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

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 90
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
India
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Thomas W. Broadhead
Professor and Director
865 974-2184
broadhea@utk.edu

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