The University of Tennessee - Knoxville: Ranking & Review

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Knoxville
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United States
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World
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185133
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

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

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

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 Services1,027401221,450
Engineering536156104796
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies365648437
Health Professions and Related Programs2379987423
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs329187354
Social Sciences3082022350
Psychology2594730336
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences2625712331
Public Administration and Social Service Professions6423617317
Biological and Biomedical Sciences241628275
Education3916233234
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies163144181
Visual and Performing Arts12646172
Physical Sciences981837153
English Language and Literature & Letters1172211150
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences113205138
Legal Professions and Studies1100101
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services76121199
Mathematics and Statistics4834789
Natural Resources and Conservation6312580
Architecture and Related Services502474
History588571
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics577367
Library Science5858
Philosophy and Religious Studies153422
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 population179,000
Phone8659741000
Fax+1 (865) 974 3536

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