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The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee

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Overview

Student Population
28,894
National Rank
#347
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Location Knoxville, Tennessee
Online tennessee.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
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Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Knoxville, Tennessee, The University of Tennessee is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 20,457 prospective students applied, and 15,912 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,215 enrolled in the school.  25,257 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,637 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $11,110 plus fees of $1,896. Tennessee is ranked 347 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1150/1330
ACT 25/31
GPA 3.85
Applications Accepted
77.8% 
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Applications Due Apr 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tennessee Resident Tuition
$11,110
In State Costs for The University of Tennessee
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,598
Other Fees$1,896
Room and Board $11,240
Budget for Other Expenses$5,666
Total One Year Cost$31,510
Out of State Resident Tuition
$29,300
Out of State Costs for The University of Tennessee
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,598
Other Fees$1,896
Room and Board $11,240
Budget for Other Expenses$5,666
Total One Year Cost$49,700

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$56,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by The University of Tennessee students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Psychology 10%
Communication 10%
Social Sciences 9%
Engineering 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221759 IPEDS survey data for The University of Tennessee.