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Tennessee Student Outcomes

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Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
70% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for The University of Tennessee
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 34% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 58% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 63% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from The University of Tennessee. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. The University of Tennessee is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

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Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$56,300 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending The University of Tennessee
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $40,800 per year
after 7 years $44,800 per year
after 8 years $47,900 per year
after 9 years $49,700 per year
after 10 years $56,300 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former The University of Tennessee students who are working and no longer in school is $56,300, which is 64% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

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Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$20,000
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
44%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$206 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
69% vs. 47% national average

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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.