UTennessee at Chattanooga is a public, comprehensive university. Founded as a church-affiliated university in 1886, it became part of the state university system in 1969. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Applied Professional Studies, Engineering and Computer Science, and Health and Human Services. Its 102-acre campus is located near the urban center of Chattanooga.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
10,296
Undergraduates
4,490
Men - 43.6%
5,807
Women - 56.4%
1,354
Graduates
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
83% of 7,235 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
May 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.57
SAT Math
555 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
576 average
520-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,265
Out-of-state: $41,383
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,656
Out-of-state: $25,774
Room and Board
$10,159
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Freshman Award
$12,207
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,059
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
483
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
15%
10-19
26%
20-29
24%
30-39
16%
40-49
10%
50-99
8%
Over 100
1%
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Not reported Population
171,279
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Mocs
Sororities
15% of women participate
Fraternities
12% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
2.5%
Black/African-American
9.8%
Hispanic/Latino
5.6%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
2.7%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
76.5%
Unknown
2.7%
International Students
1.4% from 34 countries
First-Year Students Returning
71.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
28.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported