School of Information Sciences College of Communication and Information The University of Tennessee

School of Information Sciences College of Communication and Information The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
78%
22%
student ratio
230
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 14
fall application deadline
77%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Information Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 63
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 42 semester hours; written comprehensive exam, online e-portfolio, or thesis
    • Doctoral Degrees Alternate accepted
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

77% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 160
    • Accepted 124
    • Acceptance Rate 77
    • Enrolled 89
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 14th February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 14th June 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.7
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum scores at or above the 50th percentile on the 3 components, taken within the past five years), master's degree; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, graduate 3.5; recommendation letters from at least three former instructors or professional supervisors; personal statement; interview
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students230
    • Female Percentage78%
    • Male Percentage22%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students230
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian88%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Location & Contact

School of Information Sciences

College of Communication and Information
The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN 37996
United States

Dr. Ed Cortez

Head

Phone: 865-974-2148
Fax: 865-974-4967
Email: sis@utk.edu

Dr. Kitty McClanahan

Graduate Representative

Phone: 865-974-8942
Email: kmcclan3@utk.edu


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