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  • Our College of Law’s legal writing program ranked 18th among public institutions.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • The School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in the College of Arts and Sciences is ranked 33rd in the country.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • Our Materials Science and Engineering graduate program in the Tickle College of Engineering is ranked 24th among public institutions.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • For the second year in a row, the Tickle College of Engineering’s metallurgical engineering program is ranked 1st in the US and 6th in the world.

    Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019
  • Four faculty members from the College of Architecture and Design have been chosen among the country’s most admired architecture educators in the past 7 years.

    DesignIntelligence 2019
  • Three schools in the College of Architecture and Design are in the country’s top 10 most-hired-from rankings.

    DesignIntelligence 2019
  • UT has won 23 team national championships all time including: women’s basketball, football, track and field, and swimming and diving.

    UT Athletics 2019
  • UT Extension’s interim assistant dean was honored with the National Excellence in Extension Award.

    USDA 2019
  • A student in our Institute of Agriculture won the nationally competitive Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship supporting the protection of U.S. wilderness areas.

    The Wilderness Society 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 6th among public institutions and 7th in the nation.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • The UT College of Nursing is the first-ever standalone nursing program to be accredited in both teaching and research.

    College of Nursing 2019
  • Our College of Nursing’s doctoral program in nursing practice is ranked 35th among public institutions.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • The College of Nursing master’s program is ranked 20th among all public universities.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • Our Volunteer athletes and alumni have won 39 gold medals in the Olympic games.

    UT Athletics
  • The one-year MBA program in our Haslam College of Business is ranked 26th globally.

    Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education 2018
  • UT’s relationship with Oak Ridge National Laboratory yields world-leading expertise in high-performance computing, materials research, and nanotechnology.

    Office of the System President
  • UT has the only Peace Corps office in the state of Tennessee.

    Peace Corps 2019
  • UT alumni earn the highest-post graduation incomes of all public universities in Tennessee.

    Center for Career Development 2018
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