The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC)

615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN

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UTC, a public institution, offers a variety of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Chattanooga, TN, the school offers an urban setting for students to study in. Over 11,000 students enroll at UTC yearly.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

Students applying for admission are asked to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. The majority of students admitted to UTC have an SAT score within the range of 940 - 1170, or an ACT score within the range of 21 - 25. 74% of those students that apply are admitted to The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, of which 44 percent choose to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The tuition at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay around $7,400 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $22,000 for the year. Housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is approximately $5,800. This school may provide financial aid for students that qualify as loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Athletic programs are available at UTC through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate athletics. Athletic programs available:

  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-AA)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates UTC accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is around 11,000 students. The student body is made up of 89% undergraduate students and 16% graduate students.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $30 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • In-State Tuition: $6,600-$7,900
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $23,000-$27,290
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $280-$330 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $950-$1,100 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships92%$7,657
Receiving Student Loans73%$5,548

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga may offer services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is approximately 37%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years15%
Graduating in 5 Years17%
Graduating in 6 Years5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Dietetics Program
  • Coordinated Dietetics Program
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
  • Theatre Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Southern Conference)
  • Track and Field (Southern Conference)
  • Football (Southern Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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