The University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Acceptance Rate 78 %
SAT Average 1,222
Tuition & Fees $31,664
Student Population 30,559
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $10,035

Academic Overview

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Campus, Knoxville, TN
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Knoxville, Tennessee. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $13,264 for Tennessee residents and $31,664 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 30,559 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 78% and the graduation rate is 71% last year.
The salary after graduation from The University of Tennessee-Knoxville varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $56,700. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of The University of Tennessee-Knoxville are $13,264 for Tennessee residents and $31,664 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $13,380 for in-state students and $31,568 for out-of-state students.
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville 2021 Tuition & Fees
Tennessee ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at UTK. The acceptance rate of UTK is 78% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 31%. The average graduation rate is 71% and the transfer-out rate is 18%. The average received amount of financial aid is $10,035 and 76% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 30,559 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is 78 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is 71 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is 18 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is 87 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is 30,559
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $10,035 at The University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

UTK offers 312 major programs through online and on-site education where 24 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree1193
Post Bachelor's Degree477
Master's Degree8210
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship624
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:7,216)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges