800 Andy Holt Tower Knoxville, TN 37996 -
http://www.tennessee.edu admissions@tennessee.edu
About University of Tennessee
  • Year of Foundation 1794
  • Size of Campus 730 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 20,232
  • App. Deadlines Rolling
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 5,622 in-state, 11,266 out-of-state
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 30
The University of Tennessee is comprised of campuses at Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Martin, the Health Science Center at Memphis, and the statewide Institute of Agriculture and Institute for Public Service. The University of Tennessee System has a presence in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties. Through the combined force of its education, research and outreach, the University serves students, business and industry, schools, governments, organizations and citizens throughout the state. Statewide, the University provides a range of accessible and affordable educational opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as highly regarded professional schools. About 49,500 students are enrolled and more than 335,000 alumni live throughout the state, nation and world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 20
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Dance Marathon, All Sing
  • Number of students in fraternities 21
  • Percent students who are frat members 15%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Epsilon Delta Health Professionals Honor Society, Alpha Pi Mu Industrial Engineering Honor Society, Alpha Zeta Agricultural Honor Society, Gamma Beta Phi Service Projects Honor Society, Golden Key Honor Society, Kappa Tau Alpha Journa
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 19
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha-Omega at UT, Baha'i Association, Baptist Student Union, Adventist Christian Fellowship, Campus Crusade for Christ, Canterbury Episcopal Student Fellowship, Catholic Student Association, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship,
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 20%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Assocation, Asteria - Greek Dancers, Black Cultural Programming Committee, Black Educators of Tomorrow, Black Graduate & Professional Student Association, Black Law Students Association, Black Student Allian
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 21
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Distance to nearest bus Knoxville/Memphis
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Knoxville/Memphis, Nashville
  • Distance to nearest train Atlanta
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (44%), women's dorms (21%), men's dorms (19%), sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students (7%), apartment for single students (9%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 17
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 24%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 33%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Special Collections Library houses the university's rare book collection featuring works on Tennesseana, North American Indians, 19th Century American Literature, Early Voyages and Travels, and Early Imprints.
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,273,524
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums Frank H. McClung Museum, Trial Gardens, Ewing Gallery, Clarence Brown Theatre, Music Hall, Black Cultural Center, International House
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 15,430
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 500
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 2,620,766
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,000
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 38,947
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 3,500
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 96,211
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 46,000
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs BWXT-Y12, Ferguson Enterprises, Ernst & Young, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Tennessee Valley Authority, Wal-Mart Stores, ExxonMobil, Black & Decker, Deloitte & Touche, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP