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The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee

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Overview

Student Population
30,559
The University of Tennessee overview
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 25,423 prospective students applied, and 19,867 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,512 enrolled in the school.  26,731 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,828 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $11,332 plus fees of $1,932. Tennessee is ranked 204 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

7/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
7/10
Value

Tennessee is rated within the top 32% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for The University of Tennessee within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1140/1303
ACT 25/31
GPA 3.93
Applications Accepted
78.1% 
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Applications Due Apr 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tennessee Resident Tuition
$11,332
In State Costs for The University of Tennessee
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,598
Other Fees$1,932
Room and Board $11,856
Budget for Other Expenses$5,780
Total One Year Cost$32,498
Out of State Resident Tuition
$29,522
Out of State Costs for The University of Tennessee
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,598
Other Fees$1,932
Room and Board $11,856
Budget for Other Expenses$5,780
Total One Year Cost$50,688

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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.

Current students may use the The University of Tennessee GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.