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  • Four of our students were selected as Critical Language Scholars. Their studies include Chinese, Arabic, and Russian.

    Critical Language Scholarship Program 2019
  • UT is home to one of the best competitive college debate teams in the US. Our Tennessee Speech and Debate Society has won 5 national team titles.

    College of Arts and Sciences 2019
  • Thanks to the generosity of more than 47,000 donors, UT funded student scholarships, hired new faculty, and made campus improvements with more than $173 million raised for the fiscal year.

    University Advancement 2019
  • Three UT professors whose teaching and research areas include carbon storage, food supply improvements, and American trial advocacy were named Fulbright Scholars for 2018-19.

    Fulbright Scholar Program 2018
  • 92% of entering UT freshmen — and 85% of all undergraduates — received financial aid and scholarships from federal, state, and private sources.

    Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships 2018-19
  • A selection by the Center for First-generation Student Success honors UT as a First Forward institution that receives professional development and community-building experiences.

    Center for First-generation Student Success 2019
  • A Haslam Scholar majoring in sociology was selected for the Fulbright UK Summer Institute at the University of Bristol.

    Fulbright UK Summer Institutes 2019
  • Eleven UT undergraduates received Gilman Scholarships to study or intern abroad during the summer.

    Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program 2019
  • Goldwater Scholarships were awarded to 2 students whose research interests span computer science, honors mathematics, materials science, and engineering.

    Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation 2019
  • The School of Art’s graduate printmaking program in the College of Arts and Sciences is ranked 2nd in the nation.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • The graduate Supply Chain Management program in the Haslam College of Business is ranked 4th among public institutions and 5th in the nation.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • Eighty-four percent of UT graduates report that they are working full-time, part-time, or enrolled in graduate school six months after graduation.

    Center for Career Development 2019
  • UT partners with the nation’s most visited and bio-diverse national park, Great Smoky Mountains, to provide essential research and service-learning opportunities.

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • The Haslam College of Business graduate program is ranked 29th among public universities.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • The undergraduate Marketing Program in the Haslam College of Business ranks 21st among public schools and 37th nationally.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • The Haslam College of Business undergraduate program is ranked 31st among public schools.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • Our home cityKnoxville, Tennesseeis ranked 48th on the list of 100 best US cities for retirement.

    U.S. News and World Report 2019
  • College of Law graduates remain successful finding jobs, keeping the school’s post graduation employment rates among its highest in 5 years.

    College of Law 2019
  • The College of Law Class of 2019 raised over $110,000 for student scholarships, the largest philanthropic investment made by a graduating class in the law school’s nearly 130-year history.

    College of Law 2019
  • Two College of Law students spent their final week of law school arguing a case before the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati.

    College of Law 2019
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