The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is a public, comprehensive university. Founded as a private college in 1794, it became the first campus of the University of Tennessee in 1879. UTK graduates finish college with less debt than students at most national universities, based on a recent survey by U.S. News and World Report. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Communications, Education, Engineering, Human Ecology, Law, Nursing, Social Work, and Veterinary Medicine, and the Schools of Biomedical Sciences and Information Sciences. Many programs are ranked among the best in the nation, including accountancy, business and law. In addition to a quality education, UTK's beautiful location, temperate climate and recreational opportunities make it very competitive among peer institutions. 128 National Merit Scholars are currently enrolled at UTK. Its 533-acre campus is located in Knoxville.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
25,067
Undergraduates
11,531
Men - 46%
13,537
Women - 54%
6,634
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 29,909 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
December 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
620 average
580-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
630 average
590-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
25-31 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,394
Out-of-state: $43,584
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,244
Out-of-state: $31,434
Room and Board
$12,150
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Freshman Award
$15,287
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,749
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,683
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
6%
10-19
21%
20-29
33%
30-39
19%
40-49
7%
50-99
7%
Over 100
6%
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Knoxville Population
190,223
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
27% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Tennessee Blue Tick Coon Hound (Volunteer and Smokey)
Sororities
31% of women participate
Fraternities
18% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
3.9%
Black/African-American
5%
Hispanic/Latino
5.5%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.6%
White
79.6%
Unknown
1.2%
International Students
0.8% from 57 countries
First-Year Students Returning
88.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
53.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
60%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
27.7%
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