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The University of Tennessee

Graduate School

Knoxville, TN


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The University of Tennessee


The University of Tennessee / Graduate School is located in Knoxville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Master of Public Health (MS/MPH)
Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Accountancy (M Acc)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Mathematics (M Math)
Master of Music (MM)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Master of Architecture (M Arch)
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
Doctor of Social Work (DSW)
Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Business Administration (Pharm D/MBA)
Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)
Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1579
Doctoral Degrees 306

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam VCAT (for DVM)
Thesis Required for some



applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam VCAT (for DVM)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 1.03%
Black or African American 6.36%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.31%
Asian 1.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.28%


Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Location & Contact

Address Knoxville, TN  37996
United States
Contact Dr. Carolyn R. Hodges
Phone: 865-974-1000