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University of Tennessee - Chattanooga

615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, United States
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  • Total Documents
    59
  • Class Notes
    47
  • Textbook Notes
    8
  • Study Guides
    4
  • Currently Enrolled
    61
  • Previously Enrolled
    77

Overview of University of Tennessee - Chattanooga (UTC)

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:10,176
    • Men:4,494 (44.2%)
    • Women:5,682 (55.8%)

Location

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Admission Information (UTC)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
May 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
615 McCallie Avenue
City, State, Zip
Chattanooga, TN  37403-2598
Phone
(423) 425-4662
Fax
(423) 425-4157
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
May 1
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
2.5 GPA with minimum ACT score of 21/SAT of 990 or minimum GPA of 2.85 with minimum ACT score of 18/SAT score of 870 required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
83% of 7,235 applicants were admitted
Women
83% of 4,448 applicants were admitted
Men
82% of 2,787 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,812 (47%) of 5,990 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,629 (44%) of 3,707 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,183 (52%) of 2,283 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.51
375 And Above
37%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
558 average |510-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
22%
• Score 500 - 600
59%
• Score 400 - 500
14%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
577 average |530-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
37%
• Score 500 - 600
42%
• Score 400 - 500
15%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |21-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
38%
• Score 18 - 23
52%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UTC)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,664|Out-of-state: $24,782
  • Room & Board: - $8,676 (63.43960222287218%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,400 (10.236911377595789%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,600 (26.323486399532026%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Tennessee at Chattanooga accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
May 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 20
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003529
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
2,036 (95.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,369 (67.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,368 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
262 (19.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$10,822
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,320 (96.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,818
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 994 (72.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,184
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 20 (1.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
305 (14.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,284

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
7,928 (88.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
5,514 (69.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,495 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
841 (15.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$10,084
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,806 (87.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,116
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,129 (75.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,990
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 175 (3.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
957 (10.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,258

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
56%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$22,293
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Home Economics, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (UTC)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


469

Part-Time Faculty


248

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


53%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 16% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 10% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 8% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 38% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 8% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
743,709

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Tennessee at Chattanooga provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


73.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


22.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


41.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


45.2%

Programs & Majors (UTC)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (48)


  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Interior Design
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Athletic Training, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Accountancy, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Professional Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (51)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Ethics
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Logistics
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Informatics
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Physical Education
  • Project Management
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Quality Management
  • Rhetoric
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Writing

Campus Life (UTC)

Location & Geography

Population


171,279

Nearest Metropolitan Area


425 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
28 average low in January, 86.4 average high in September
Rain
121 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
120 mile(s) from campus in Atlanta, Ga.
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Chattanooga
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


31% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


69%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Mocs
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, cross-country running, golf, racquetball, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


18% of women participate

Fraternities


12% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


8,962

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
10,176
Women
5,682
Men
4,494

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.2% Asian
  • 10.3% Black/African-American
  • 4.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 77.4% White
  • 1.5% Unknown

International Students


1.4% from 28 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


1,411

Student Resources (UTC)