The University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Knoxville, TN

Questions and Answers

Clark W.
2 days ago
Does The University of Tennessee-Knoxville offer any cultural clubs or programs for minority students?
Clark W.
2 days ago
When it asks my gender on the housing portal, does it mean the gender I most identify with or my sex assigned at birth?
katlyn b.
8 days ago
When is the best time to apply to UT-Knoxville for students that are seniors?
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Hi Katlyn: we would encourage students to apply by November 1st for our Early Action Deadline. That puts students in the running for any/all scholarship opportunities with a decision release/update available in December as long as the deadline is met.
Brooke H.
13 days ago
What type of increments can tuition be paid in?
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Hi Brooke: we offer a deferred payment plan as an option for students. An overview is accessible at
Brooke H.
13 days ago
After the initial Financial Aid package is given from he University of Tennessee-Knoxville, are there any ways for that to be reevaluated or any way for students to be able to get more?
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Hi Brooke: our Tennessee Explore and Volunteer Scholarships allow for students to be reevaluated if they applied with the inclusion of their test scores, and their testing or academic profiles are updated. The criteria for these scholarships are overviewed at and
Rebekah C.
14 days ago
How are roommates selected for first year students at UT-Knoxville?
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Hi Rebekah: students that list each other in their housing application are able to be paired as roommates. You can also meet prospective roommates through our incoming student social media groups.

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Less Selective (78% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

76% White
6% Black
4% Asian
4% Hispanic
3% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Software Engineer79k
Mechanical Engineer70k
Electrical Engineer68k
Operations Manager65k
Data Analyst65k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)63k
Human Resources (HR) Manager56k
Based on 25,116 student responses
52.2kAvg. Early Career Pay
94.7kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
53%in High-Meaning careers
21%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$30,684 / year
While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.