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The University of Tennessee: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $5,622 $5,932 $6,250 $6,850 9.6%
Out-of-state $17,188 $18,174 $19,208 $22,168 15.4%
Books and supplies $1,250 $1,288 $1,326 $1,366 3.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $5,866 $6,358 $6,888 $7,254 5.3%
Other $4,866 $5,006 $5,154 $5,310 3.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $17,604 $18,584 $19,618 $20,780 5.9%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $29,170 $30,826 $32,576 $36,098 10.8%
 

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Map of The University of Tennessee

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 12,234 5,634 6,600
Percent admitted 73% 73% 72%
Percent admitted who enrolled 42% 45% 39%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1,057 28%
ACT 3,499 94%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 510 640
SAT Math 530 650
ACT Composite 24 29
ACT English 24 30
ACT Math 23 28
  • SAT or ACT required; campus visit recommended; core academic high school subjects (14 units total).

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/2000 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 7/1/1925 -   Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) 5/27/1966 -   Accredited
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) 5/4/1978 -   Accredited
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 6/1/1971 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 4/1/1988 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 2/9/1949 -   Accredited
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 4/18/1980 -   Accredited
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 4/18/1980 -   Accredited
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 4/18/1980 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs 7/29/1969 - 5/31/2006 Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 7/29/1969 -   Accredited
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology 8/1/2003 -   Accredited
American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education
Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree 7/1/1979 -   Accredited
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
Pastoral Education (PAST) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers and CPE and supervisory CPE programs 5/1/1989 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 9/29/2005 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 9/29/2005 -   Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level 5/19/2001 -   Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Community Health Education (CHE) and Community Health/Preventive Medicine (CHPM) - Graduate programs offered outside schools of public health 3/12/1969 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1984 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1962 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1954 -   Accredited