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University of Tennessee Admissions

UT Knoxville admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 78%. Students that get into UT Knoxville have an average SAT score between 1150-1330 or an average ACT score of 24-30. The regular admissions application deadline for UT Knoxville is December 15. Interested students can apply for early action, and the UT Knoxville early action deadline is November 2.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
78%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
21,764
SAT Range
1150-1330
SAT Reading
580-660
SAT Math
570-670
Students Submitting SAT
23%
ACT Range
24-30
ACT English
24-33
ACT Math
24-29
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
88%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
December 15
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
November 2
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$50
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Considered but not required
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Considered but not required
Poll
64%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.84 responses
Poll
61%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.84 responses
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