Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)


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University of Tennessee is ranked 49 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 233 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 18%
Applicants who took ACT 93%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+8%
600-69931%
600+39%

SAT Math Score

700+8%
600-69936%
600+44%

ACT Score

30-3628%
24-2954%
24+82%

Students applied17,081
Students admitted13,032
Admission rate76%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate43%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$10,914
Fees$1,810
Room and board$10,238
Estimated book expense$1,598
Total cost$24,560

Cost after need-based aid$15,242
Cost after non-need-based aid$22,544

Average debt at graduation$24,272

Out of State

Tuition$29,104
Fees$2,040
Room and board$10,238
Estimated book expense$1,598
Total cost$42,980

Cost after need-based aid$33,662
Cost after non-need-based aid$40,964

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$42,300

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met57%
Average need-based aid$9,318
Average non-need-based aid$2,016

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment21,863

Full-Time

Men10,382
Women10,187

Part-Time

Men706
Women588

Freshmen retained85%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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