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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Knoxville, TN http://www.utk.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$33,400
% of students who get any grants
76%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$22,300
Average price for low-income students
$10,430

Admissions

Acceptance rate
79%
Median SAT/ACT score
1240/27
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
23,150

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
87%
% of need met
57%
% of students who get merit grants
20%
Average merit grant
$6,720

Student Success

Graduation rate
72%
Average time to a degree
4.3 years
Median student debt
$20,500
Early career earnings
$52,680
% earning more than a high school grad
72%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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