22,317
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,351
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
76
76%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
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Overview

The University of Tennessee is a University institution located in Knoxville, TN, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 320 Student Services Building
Knoxville, TN  37996-0230
United States
Contact Ms. Norma Harrington
Senior Associate Director
Email: admissions@utk.edu
Phone: 865-974-2184

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18,872
Applied
14,526
Accepted
22,317
Enrolled
77%
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Female Admissions

10,692
Females Applied
8,219
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,180
Males Applied
6,307
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.94
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: High school prerequisite units

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported September 15th Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 616 580 660
SAT Math 608 560 650
ACT Composite 27 24 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,110
In-state
29,300
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,896
Full-time student fees
11,240
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

13,351
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,137
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,356
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,814
Avg. Loan Aid
5,988
Avg. Grant Aid
10,498
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

22,317
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
13%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.95%
Black or African American 6.52%
White or Caucasian 78.24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 3.75%
Two or more races 3.15%
Other 2.52%

Gender

Male (50.19%)
Female (49.81%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 33%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Student Engagement Fair, Homecoming and Volapalooza

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Fraternities/Sororities, Religious organizations, Campus Events Board, Black Cultural Programming Committee and Student Government Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
security cameras on all building entrances

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
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Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
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Bowling Checkmark No No
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Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
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Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,752
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,567
Part-time - 185
Male - 953
Female - 799