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The University of Tennessee

School of Information Sciences

Knoxville, TN

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The University of Tennessee

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 63
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
42 semester hours; written comprehensive exam, online e-portfolio, or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores at or above the 50th percentile on the 3 components, taken within the past five years)
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

160
Applied
124
Accepted
89
Enrolled
78%

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 July 14th February 1st No
Spring deadline December 14th June 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum scores at or above the 50th percentile on the 3 components, taken within the past five years)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 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

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 March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

230
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.87%
Black or African American 6.09%
White or Caucasian 87%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.87%
Asian 2.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.17%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Location & Contact

Address Knoxville, TN  37996
United States
Contact Dr. Ed Cortez
Head
Email: sis@utk.edu
Phone: 865-974-2148
Fax: 865-974-4967

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