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University of Tennessee, Knoxville


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Overview
Type of school: Public institution
Year founded: 1794
Affiliation: None
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 20,619
Environment: Urban
Endowment: $578,448,742
Admissions Address

800 Andy Holt Tower
Knoxville, TN 37996

Website

http://www.tennessee.edu

Admissions E-mail

admissions@tennessee.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: More Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.6
Send application by: February 1
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Nancy T. McGlasson
Admissions office telephone: (865) 974-2184
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: February 1
Decision sent by: Other
Accept offer by: May 1
Early decision
Not offered
Early action
Send application by: November 1
 
Decision sent by: December 15
Application fee: $30
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? Yes
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Electronic application:
 
http://www.applyweb.com/aw?utk Tuition deposit: $150 (Refundable by May 1)
Room deposit: $100 (Partially refundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Required
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 N/A
Mathematics 3 N/A
Science 2 N/A
Lab 1 N/A
Foreign language 2 N/A
Social studies 1 N/A
History 1 N/A
Academic electives N/A N/A
Total academic units 14 N/A

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Neither required nor recommended
Off-campus interview: Not available
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: May 1
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing, ACT without writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Considered
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Very important
Application essay: Considered
Recommendation: Considered
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Not considered
Extracurricular activities: Considered
Talent/ability: Considered
Character/personal qualities: Considered
First generation: Considered
Alumni/ae relation: Considered
Geographical residence: Considered
State residency: Considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Considered
Volunteer work: Considered
Work experience: Considered
Level of applicant's interest: Considered
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: More Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 74%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 74%
Total applicants: 12,372
Total acceptances: 9,132
Total freshman enrollment: 4,244
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.

 
Male applicants: 5,566
Male acceptances: 4,094
Male freshman enrollment: 2,058
 
Female applicants: 6,806
Female acceptances: 5,038
Female freshman enrollment: 2,186
Out-of-state freshmen: 13%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: 996
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: N/A
Students enrolled from waiting list: 281

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 41%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 68%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 91%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 50%
Average high school GPA: 3.6
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 83%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 38%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 520 – 630
Math: 530 – 640
Combined: 1050 – 1270

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 7.1% 7.0%
600-699 30.3% 37.9%
500-599 47.1% 42.3%
400-499 14.8% 12.2%
300-399 0.6% 0.6%
200-299 0.1% 0.1%

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 91%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 23 – 29
Math: 22 – 27
Composite: 23 – 28

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 14.6% 23.6% 10.8%
24-29 56.5% 49.1% 53.9%
18-23 28.7% 26.0% 31.7%
12-17 0.2% 1.3% 3.6%
6-11 N/A N/A N/A
Below 6 N/A N/A N/A

 



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