78%

Acceptance Rate

$9,890

Avg.Financial Aid

003530

FAFSA Code

About The University of Tennessee (UT)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

28,894

Website

www.utk.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

There is a public university in Knoxville, TN called The University of Tennessee-Knoxville. The university covers an area of 600 acres. University of Tennessee system is the parent institution of the The University of Tennessee-Knoxville. In 1794, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville was founded. The University of Tennessee-Knoxville believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Veritatem cognoscetis, et veritas vos liberabit., (Latin) and its official colors are ut orange and white. Out of total 29,460 (Fall 2019) students enrolled at TUTK, 23,290 belong to undergraduate courses while 6,170 are postgraduate students. The school has an academic staff of 1,700+ who teach various courses to the students. The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At TUTK around 78% are white, 6% are Black or African American, and 5% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 95% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 51% of the students are females and 49% are males. In its 226 years of existence, TUTK has produced several known personalities like Peyton Manning (Athlete, American football player), Tina Wesson (Nurse), Dixie Carter (Actor), and Bernard King (Basketball player). The University of Tennessee-Knoxville's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I FBS – SEC. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. A total of 432 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABA (American Bar Association), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication). The total endowment of the The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is around $1 billion (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

527 Andy Holt Tower

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8659741000
Fax: 8659742175
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed The University of Tennessee-Knoxville at the 224th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

78%

SAT Range

1150 - 1330

ACT Range

25 - 31

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission to The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at TUTK. The SAT score in the range of 1150-1330 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is 27. However, those getting an ACT score less than 24 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996. They can also call them at (865) 974-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,019

Average Annual Cost

$11,110

Books And Supplies

$1,598

Other Fees

$1,896

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,240

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,666

Total One Year Cost

$31,510

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to TUTK. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $41,210 per year. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

87%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$9,218

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

424 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

365 Graduates

Psychology, General

275 Graduates

Biology, General

246 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

176 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

169 Graduates

Marketing

158 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

151 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

146 Graduates

Political Science and Government

140 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

124 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

123 Graduates

Animal Sciences

113 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

107 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

105 Graduates

Journalism

101 Graduates

Sociology

88 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

87 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

85 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

85 Graduates

Computer Science

76 Graduates

History

64 Graduates

Anthropology

59 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

59 Graduates

Social Work

59 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

58 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

55 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

53 Graduates

Civil Engineering

52 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

51 Graduates

Architecture

50 Graduates

Chemistry

46 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

46 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

46 Graduates

Mathematics

43 Graduates

Nuclear Engineering

43 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

42 Graduates

Economics

40 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

39 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

36 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

35 Graduates

Plant Sciences

35 Graduates

Music

34 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

32 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

32 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

32 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

32 Graduates

Soil Sciences

30 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

28 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

28 Graduates

Family and Consumer Economics and R...

28 Graduates

Materials Engineering

21 Graduates

Physics

19 Graduates

Agricultural Public Services

18 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

17 Graduates

Forestry

17 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

13 Graduates

Computer Engineering

13 Graduates

Statistics

13 Graduates

Agricultural Engineering

12 Graduates

Philosophy

12 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

10 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

10 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

9 Graduates

Public Administration

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

4 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

3 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

2 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

22,815

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

27%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

79% White

2% Unknown

6% Black

4% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

23%

Out Of State

76%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$60,753 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

33%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Smokey: Blue-Tic Coon Hound

School Colors

orange and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Southeastern Conference

Total Male Athletes

269

Total Female Athletes

253

Intramural Sports

16

Sports Club

67

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,482 per year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at TUTK. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 49% male and 51% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$36,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,500

$27,750

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$171 - 288

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

87%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,890

Students Receiving Federal Grants

27%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,869

Students Receiving State Aid

77%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,502

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

53%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,210

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$20,429

$30K - $48K

$15,726

$48K - $75K

$7,723

$75K - $110K

$6,106

> $110K

$5,766

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$11,229,218

In case the students at The University of Tennessee-Knoxville face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is around $7,493 and the federal grant is $4,999. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,829 as well as institutional aid worth $7,493. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at TUTK based on students' financial needs add up to $11,229,218 per year.

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