The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Chattanooga, TN

$9,656

Avg in-state tuition

$25,774

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,651, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 82%. The university offers 44 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 48%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,656, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $25,774.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

82% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1030-1230

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 21-26

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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12k

Students Enrolled

52%

Online Student Enrollment

19:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

75%

Black

9%

Hispanic

5%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

57%

Socio-economic diversity

38% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

4

Total Online Enrollment

6,054

Student Location Breakout

52% 48%

Percent of Programs Online

95% On-campus

5% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 14% online

Doctorate 17% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

38%

State Grant Aid

88%

Institution Grant Aid

57%

Pell Grant

38%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,796
State Grant Aid $4,649
Institution Grant Aid $5,106
Pell Grant Aid $4,526

Financial Outlook

$34k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.