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University of Tennessee Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
A-
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
70%
National
48%
Full-Time Retention Rate
85%
Part-Time Retention Rate
67%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$8,980
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    27%
  • 20-39
    52%
  • 40-99
    14%
  • 100+
    6%
96%
of students say they attend class.113 responses

About the Professors

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Female Professors
42%
Male Professors
58%
Average Professor Salary
$125,484
Poll
47%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.113 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    4%
  • Asian American
    9%
  • Hispanic
    3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    3%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    80%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
83%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.209 responses
Poll
75%
of students say professors care about their students' success.209 responses
Poll
70%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.209 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.209 responses
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