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The University of Tennessee

Tickle College of Engineering

Knoxville, TN

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Overview

The University of Tennessee / Tickle College of Engineering is located in Knoxville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 234
Doctoral Degrees 116

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for MS students pursuing research thesis)
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,139
Applied
571
Accepted
272
Enrolled
50%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline June 15th June 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for MS students pursuing research thesis)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7 (for U.S. degree holders), 3.0 (for international degree holders); 3 references; statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 on previous graduate course work; 3 references; statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,111
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.33%
Black or African American 2.34%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 3.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 1.17%
Unknown 2.7%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

246
Total faculty
Full-time - 222
Part-time - 24
Male (214)
Female (32)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Chemical and biomolecular engineering; civil and environmental engineering; electrical engineering and computer science; nuclear engineering; materials science and engineering; mechanical, aerospace, and biomedical engineering; industrial and information engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
73,884,000

Location & Contact

Address 124 Perkins Hall
Knoxville, TN  37996
United States
Contact Dr. Janis P. Terpenny
Dean
Email: terpenny@utk.edu
Phone: 865-974-5321
Fax: 865-974-8890

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