The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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world rank  1759

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Founded in 1911, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a non-profit public state specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Memphis (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Tennessee. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) 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 109 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. 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. UTHSC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UTHSC
Founded 1911

University Location

Address 800 Madison Avenue
Memphis
38163-0002 Tennessee
United States
Tel +1 (901) 448 5500
Fax +1 (901) 448 7750

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
Not reported 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
Admission Rate 70-80%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers
2000 Classification
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of Tennessee Health Science Center's Library
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 33,940 physical volumes and 52 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1972


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Dental Association (ADA), Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Tennessee system (UT system)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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