University of Tennessee - Knoxville

1015 Volunteer Boulevard, Knoxville, United States
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About University of Tennessee - Knoxville

University of Tennessee - Knoxville is a school located in Knoxville, TN, US with a total of 3714 courses available to enroll in.

Located right next to the Smoky Mountains, University of Tennessee- Knoxville (UTK) is one of the oldest universities in the state, and the first public university chartered west of the Appalachian Divide. With over 900 programs of study for both undergraduate and graduate students, UTK caters to every student interest. It also has students from every county in Tennessee, every state in the country including D.C., and over 100 countries internationally.

UTK is a public research institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral University, designating with the highest level of research activity. UT has set an agenda to be a top public research university, in the nation's top 25. Undergraduates have many opportunities to obtain research experience and other hands-on learning opportunities. Of particular interest is UTK's partnership with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, providing unique opportunities for students in science and technology experiences.

Football is particularly popular at this southern school, with the University's football team competing in the NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference. Greek life is also a major part of the culture, with over 40 fraternities and sororities.

Living up to the state's name of the Volunteer State, over half of undergraduate students volunteer in some capacity. Students can participate in alternative spring and fall breaks in many different areas, and on-campus sustainability initiatives. Beyond that, there are over 480 student organizations and 40 sport clubs for any interest a student may have.

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