The University of Tennessee – Knoxville: Ranking & Review

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Knoxville Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 85 133
Top 1%

The University of Tennessee - Knoxville Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate77%77%77%
Applicants18,8728,18010,692
Admissions14,5266,3078,219
Enrolled undergraduates4,8952,3292,566
Enrolled total (including graduate students)28,32114,04114,280

9,072 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

734 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores834
Percent of students submitting SAT scores17%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
620
Math
605

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores4,865
Percent of students submitting ACT scores99%
ACT Composite
27
ACT English
28
ACT Math
26

The University of Tennessee - Knoxville Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $30,930 $49,350
Off-campus $30,930 $49,350
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,696 and other expenses per full academic year.

The University of Tennessee - Knoxville provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 7,314 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $11,110 $29,300
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,860 $2,090
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $371 $1,130
Tuition for Full-time graduates $11,244 $29,432
Fees for full-time graduates $1,840 $2,070
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $626 $1,637

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1,027 401 22 1,450
Engineering 536 156 104 796
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 365 64 8 437
Health Professions and Related Programs 237 99 87 423
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 329 18 7 354
Social Sciences 308 20 22 350
Psychology 259 47 30 336
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 262 57 12 331
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 64 236 17 317
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 241 6 28 275
Education 39 162 33 234
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 163 14 4 181
Visual and Performing Arts 126 46 172
Physical Sciences 98 18 37 153
English Language and Literature & Letters 117 22 11 150
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 113 20 5 138
Legal Professions and Studies 1 100 101
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 76 12 11 99
Mathematics and Statistics 48 34 7 89
Natural Resources and Conservation 63 12 5 80
Architecture and Related Services 50 24 74
History 58 8 5 71
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 57 7 3 67
Library Science 58 58
Philosophy and Religious Studies 15 3 4 22
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total4,6511,5455626,758

A total of 4,651 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at The University of Tennessee - Knoxville.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,107 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate70%66%75%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%
  • Part-time retention rate - 55%

General info

Alternative namesUTK
Founded1794
MottoVeritatem cognoscetis et veritas te liberabit
You will know the truth and the truth shall set you free
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsut orange
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff7,701
Instructional FTE1,628
Research FTE107
Public Service FTE63
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteutk.edu
Address527 Andy Holt Tower
Knoxville, Tennessee, 37996
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone8659741000
Fax+1 (865) 974 3536

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