Tuition & Fees

$8,664

$24,782

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
37%
500-599
43%
400-499
15%
700-800
4%
600-699
22%
500-599
59%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
30-36
18%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
46%
12-17
17%
30-36
7%
24-29
38%
18-23
53%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,990
Declined + 1,245
Total Received 7,235
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Public

10,176

undergraduate students

1,411

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Education
  2. Health/human Performance
  3. Engineering
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Codes

SAT 1831
ACT 4022

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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 425-acre campus is located near the urban center of Chattanooga, TN.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 11,587
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)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  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)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Chattanooga, TN

425-acre, urban campus in Chattanooga (population: 177,571). 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
45%
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

 
12 fraternities 12% of male students
 
12 sororities 18% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
37%
500-599
43%
400-499
15%
700-800
4%
600-699
22%
500-599
59%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
30-36
18%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
46%
12-17
17%
30-36
7%
24-29
38%
18-23
53%
12-17
2%

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 or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,990
Declined + 1,245
Total Received 7,235

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 Right Now

Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,084

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,888
Room $5,600
Board $3,450
Additional fees $1,776
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $19,114
Average Financial Aid - $10,084
Total with Avg. Aid $9,030

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,103,031
State $16,134,833
Institutional $5,323,828
Other external $466,485
Total $37,028,177

Non-need-based

Federal $3,736
State $7,337,844
Institutional $3,488,809
Other external $744,992
Total $11,575,381
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 423 425-4677
F: 423 425-2292
finaid@utc.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jennifer Buckles
Director of Financial Aid
jennifer-buckles@utc.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Rugby, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Baseball, Basketball, Bass Anglers, Billiards, Climbing, Cycling, Dodgeball, Fencing, Flag Football, Half Marathon, In-Line Hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Mark Wharton (men's)
Vice Chancellor & Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

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 Science
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Management Technology
English
English/American Language/Literature
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Exceptional Learning
Geology
Health/Human Performance
History
Humanities
Integrated Studies
Interior Architecture
Interior Design
Learning/Leadership
Legal Assistant Studies
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Middle Grades Education
Modern/Classical Languages/Literatures
Music
Music Education/K-12
Nurse Practitioner
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy/Religion
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
School Leadership
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology/Anthropology
Special Education
Theatre/Speech
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Education
  2. Health/human Performance
  3. Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

11,587

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

10,176
students

Female
56%
5,682

Male
44%
4,494

12%

1,411
students

Female
58%
820

Male
42%
591

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

8,962
students

Female
57%
5,078

Male
43%
3,884

12%

1,214
students

Female
50%
604

Male
50%
610

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

95%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
India
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Eunice Davis
International Student Adviser
423 425-2110
eunice-davis@utc.edu

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