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  • The graduate Supply Chain Management program in the Haslam College of Business is ranked 3rd among public institutions and 4th in the nation.

    U.S. News and World Report 2021
  • 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 23rd among public universities.

    U.S. News and World Report 2021
  • The Haslam College of Business undergraduate program is ranked 28th among public schools and 44th nationally.

    U.S. News and World Report 2021
  • Our home cityKnoxville, Tennesseeis ranked 13th on the list of 150 best U.S. cities for retirement.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • Our College of Law is ranked 19th among public institutions in the U.S. for graduates finding employment.

    Above the Law 2020
  • The School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in the College of Arts and Sciences is ranked 22nd among public universities and 42nd in the nation.

    U.S. News and World Report 2021
  • Our Materials Science and Engineering graduate program in the Tickle College of Engineering is ranked 31st among public institutions.

    U.S. News and World Report 2021
  • UT has won 23 team national championships all time including: women’s basketball, football, track and field, and swimming and diving.

    UT Athletics 2019
  • The discovery of a new element named Tennessine is the result of a research collaboration involving UT researchers.

    International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry 2016
  • Alumnus James M. Buchanan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1986.

    Nobel Prize
  • The Nuclear Engineering graduate program in the Tickle College of Engineering is ranked 7th among public institutions and 8th in the nation.

    U.S. News and World Report 2021
  • Our College of Nursing’s doctoral program in nursing practice is ranked 27th among public institutions and 38th in the nation.

    U.S. News and World Report 2021
  • Our Volunteer athletes and alumni have won 39 gold medals in the Olympic games.

    UT Athletics
  • UT’s partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory yields world-leading expertise in high-performance computing, materials research, and nanotechnology.

    Office of the System President
  • One of the nation’s oldest collegiate band programs, UT’s Pride of the Southland Band has represented Tennessee in 15 presidential inaugurations dating back to 1965.

    School of Music 2016
  • Eight Pulitzer Prize winning writers have connections to UT. Their work includes public service, reporting, play writing, fiction, scientific research, and history.

    Pulitizer Prize
  • A combination of 9 UT students and alumni have earned Rhodes Scholarships for scholarly achievements, character, commitment to others, and leadership potential.

    The Rhodes Trust 2020
  • UT teams have won a total of 196 SEC championship titles.

    Southeastern Conference 2018
  • For the second straight year, a combination of 17 UT students and alumni received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards to study and teach in cities around the globe.

    Fulbright US Student Program 2020
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