University of Tennessee - Knoxville

School Overview

Founded in 1794, UT is big on tradition, and we are proud of our humble beginnings as the first public university chartered west of the Appalachian Divide.
We serve the state by educating its citizens, enhancing its culture, and making a difference in people's lives through research and service.
We embody excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement.
We are improving undergraduate and graduate education, research, support for faculty and staff, our campus infrastructure, and our resources.
UT Knoxville is:
• Tennessee's flagship land grant university
• A public research institution
• Part of the UT System, along with UT Chattanooga, UT Martin, the UT Institute of Agriculture, the UT Health Science Center, and the UT Space Institute
• Classified as producing very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education (Doctoral Universities R1 category)
• A Carnegie Engaged University
• Governed by a board of trustees with twelve members
For a list of programs, please visit https://www.utk.edu/academics/


The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: 865-974-1000