Overview

Applicants
7,235
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average HS GPA
3.51

GPA Breakdown

35%
Over 3.75
22%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
530 - 630
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
510 - 610
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
21 - 26

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Regular — May 1


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
14:1
Total Faculty
717
with Terminal Degree
473

365
Women
352
Men
93
Minority
12
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
22%
Graduate in 5 years
41%
Graduate in 6 years
45%

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Business Administration and Management, General.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Communication, General.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer Science.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • Education, General.
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
  • Secondary Education and Teaching.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.

  • ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS.

  • Engineering/Industrial Management.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Chemical Engineering.
  • Civil Engineering, General.
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General.
  • Mechanical Engineering.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Physical Therapy/Therapist.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.

  • LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES.

  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Applied Mathematics, General.
  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General.

  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION.

  • Environmental Science.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Geology/Earth Science, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Social Work.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Economics, General.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Social Sciences, Other.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Art/Art Studies, General.
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Interior Design.
  • Music, General.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


William Muecke Barker
Chief Justice, Tennessee State Supreme Court

General Burwell Bell
4 Star General; Commanding General of US Forces in Korea

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
22%
Graduate in 5 years
41%
Graduate in 6 years
45%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Jan 20

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,818

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,116

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,935

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
56%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$22,293

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$6,888
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$23,006
Required Fees
$1,776
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,400

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$3,200
Transportation for Commuters
$1,900

On-Campus Room and Board
$8,786
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
10,176
Foreign Countries Represented
26

Demographics

2.13%
Asian
10.18%
African-American
4.29%
Hispanic
76.45%
Caucasian
1.52%
Unknown
1.34%
International

56% female
44% male
6% are out of state
88% are full time
12% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
62%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
78%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
International Student
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Disability Resource Center

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Michelle Rigler

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
2

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
Yes

Reading machine
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
125
Number of Honor Societies
34

Number of Social Sororities
11
Number of Religious Organizations
8

12% join a fraternity
18% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

3% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Mocs)
6 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Tennis
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Mocs)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
Womens Center
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability

79/99

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell, Apple

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Lee Pierce
Director of Admissions

Address
Office of Admissions
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37403

Phone
4237554662

Email
lee-pierce@utc.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Aquatic and Recreation Center
New UTC Library
The Crossroads
Challenger Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Coolidge Park
Renaissance Park
Tennessee Aquarium
Rock City and Ruby Falls
The Bluff View Art District
Both Ruby Falls and Rock City are located on Lookout Mountain, along with the Incline Railroad.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Varies
Times: Varies
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
N/A

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
UTC has partnership with CARTA, local bus service.


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