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University of Tennessee Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Knoxville, TN

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $32,010
Out-of-state: $50,200
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,264
Out-of-state: $31,454
Room and Board
$11,482
Books and Supplies
$1,598
Other Expenses
$5,666
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003530
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
4,970 (94.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,929 (58.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,927 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
461 (15.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$14,918
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,688 (91.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,794
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,914 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,906
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
1,068 (20.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,860

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
18,946 (86.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
12,028 (63.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,961 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,682 (14.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$13,977
Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,420 (87.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,138
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 11,795 (98.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,162
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
3,769 (17.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,528

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
50%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,060
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Architecture, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Military Science, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
2,243
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts
Number of Awards
419
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,552

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