The University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Knoxville, TN 37996

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is a public institution in Knoxville, Tennessee. It is part of the University of Tennessee System that includes three campuses in the state. It was established in 1794, two years before Tennessee became a state. It was originally called Blount College and is now the flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System. The university also has its own medical center. The University of Tennessee Medical Center offers training and potential job placement for students earning degrees in nursing and other health sciences. Student enrollment exceeds 28,000 annually, making it one of the largest universities in the region. 

Nine CCNE-accredited nursing programs are offered at the university. Undergraduate degrees include all the standard paths, including traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN programs. Graduate degree programs include accelerated MSN, RN to MSN, and traditional MSN. The university also offers DNP, Ph.D., and BSN to Ph.D. programs. The accelerated BSN program is a 12-month program and requires a full-time schedule for three semesters. The BSN programs provide students with access to technology-enhanced classrooms and clinical experiences at local hospitals, clinics, health departments, and schools. Students enrolled in the MSN program may choose from one of four concentrations, including Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. 

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate86%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated MSN
  3. MSN, RN to MSN
  4. DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD
  5. RN to BSN
  6. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 165
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Nurse Anesthetist Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Postbaccalaureate certificate 4
Nursing Education Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Palliative Care Nursing Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 50
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 2
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 2

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from The University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Blount Memorial Hospital
13.85 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center at Tazewell
39.87 miles away
Western Carolina University
61.13 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center at Jamestown-Fentress Co. Campus
65.3 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center at Greeneville
65.38 miles away
Lee County Career and Technical School
71.45 miles away
Somerset Community College - Laurel Campus South
80.55 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center at Kingsport
83.07 miles away
Somerset Community College - Albany Ext. (Clinton Co.)
86.91 miles away
Tennessee Technological University
89.15 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/2000 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2005 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2005 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
05/19/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
04/27/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
06/11/2015 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/28/2006 - 12/31/2010
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/25/1999 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
08/01/1963 - Current

Admissions

77%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading520 to 620
SAT: Math520 to 630
ACT Composite24 to 30
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$20,780

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$12,091
30k to 48k$15,503
48k to 75k$21,552
75k to 110k$23,942
Over 110k$24,211
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

76%

Recipients

$8,519

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

29%

Recipients

$4,235

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

44%

Recipients

$6,511

Average Amount

Student Population

22,139

Undergrads

5,913

Graduates

14,025

Women

14,027

Men

87%

Full-time

13%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
76%
Black/African American
6%
Non-resident alien
5%
Hispanic
4%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Graduate Nursing Loan-Forgiveness Program

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Tennessee state board of nursing
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
527 Andy Holt Tower
Knoxville, TN 37996
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