The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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world rank  138

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University Overview

Founded in 1794, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Knoxville (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tennessee. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Chattanooga, Memphis, Martin, Tullahoma. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 226 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UTK also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UTK
Founded 1794
Motto Veritatem cognoscetis et veritas te liberabit
You will know the truth and the truth shall set you free
Colours UT orange

University Location

Address 527 Andy Holt Tower
Knoxville
37996 Tennessee
United States
Tel +1 (865) 974 1000
Fax +1 (865) 974 3536
Other locations Chattanooga, Memphis, Martin, Tullahoma

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 320 Student Services Buiding
Knoxville 37996
(865) 974 2184

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Land Grant Institution Yes
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Library
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,595,370 physical volumes, 369,111 physical media, 70,615 digital/electronic medium and 748 licensed digital/electronic databases. The University of Tennessee-Knoxville's library has 5 branches.
Housing Yes
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 7,216 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

2015


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Tennessee system (UT system)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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