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University of Tennessee
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  • 4 Year
  • KNOXVILLE, TN

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

527 ANDY HOLT TOWER
KNOXVILLE, TN 37996
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Southeastern Conference
From University of Tennessee

UT Knoxville, which includes the UT Space Institute and the UT Institute of Agriculture, serves the state by educating its citizens, enhancing its culture, and making a difference in people’s lives through research and service.

We embody excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement.

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University of Tennessee Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
December 15
Acceptance Rate
75%
SAT Range
1170-1340
ACT Range
25-31
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,512 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,884 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 227 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 273 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 273 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    48%
  • On Campus
    51%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
23,875 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,192
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 178 responses
  • They get out what they put in
    41%
  • Good education with great people
    21%
  • Stressed with Tuition Raises
    10%
  • Experiences the Big Orange Screw on the daily
    9%
  • Social Life
    7%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Fed up with the school
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
44%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 302 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 372 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 191 responses
  • Good education with great people
    38%
  • Rocky Top will always be Home Sweet Home to me!
    18%
  • Up-and-coming but still has a ways to go
    12%
  • Good school, but too expensive
    11%
  • Big Orange Screw
    7%
  • Too expensive
    5%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 132 responses

University of Tennessee Reviews

Rating 3.7 out of 5  3,980 reviews
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