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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 18%
Applicants who took ACT: 93%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 31%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 8%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 39%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 36%
SAT I Math score 700+: 8%
SAT I Math score 600+: 44%
ACT score 24-29: 54%
ACT score 30-36: 28%
ACT score 24+: 82%
Students applied: 17,081
Students admitted: 13,032
Admission rate: 76%
Students per faculty: 17
4-year graduation rate: 43%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 21,863
Full-time enrolled men: 10,382
Full-time enrolled women: 10,187
Part-time enrolled men: 706
Part-time enrolled women: 588
Freshmen retained: 85%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $10,914
Fees (in state): $1,810
Tuition (out of state): $29,104
Fees (out of state): $2,040
Room and board: $10,238
Est. book expense: $1,598
Total cost (in state): $24,560
Total cost (out of state): $42,980
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$15,242
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$22,544
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$33,662
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$40,964
Average debt at graduation: $24,272

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 57%
Average need-based aid: $9,318
Average non-need-based aid: $2,016

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

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