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

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UT Knoxville is a highly rated public university located in Knoxville, Tennessee. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 22,018 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the UT Knoxville acceptance rate is 79%. Popular majors include Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Psychology, and Nursing. Graduating 72% of students, UT Knoxville alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,900.

About

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

Branch Campuses

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.

UTK Admissions

Acceptance Rate
79%
Application Deadline
December 15
SAT Range
1150-1330
ACT Range
24-30
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$21,024 / 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
$10,464 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
91%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 202 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 232 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 232 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    39%
  • On Campus
    60%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
22,018 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,272
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
24%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 137 responses
  • They get out what they put in
    41%
  • Good education with great people
    22%
  • Stressed with Tuition Raises
    13%
  • Experiences the Big Orange Screw on the daily
    9%
  • Social Life
    8%
  • Fed up with the school
    1%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 261 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 331 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 150 responses
  • Good education with great people
    43%
  • Up-and-coming but still has a ways to go
    15%
  • Rocky Top will always be Home Sweet Home to me!
    13%
  • Good school, but too expensive
    9%
  • Big Orange Screw
    6%
  • Too expensive
    6%
  • Home Sweet Home to Me! Great staff & amenities.
    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%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 126 responses

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