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The University of Tennessee at Knoxville

College of Business Administration

Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1121
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $9,780
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    3,579
  • Average Salary
    $46,091
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1914
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
504 Haslam Business Building
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-4150, United States
Website

College of Business Administration

The College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee consists of approximately 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 130 faculty, with a commitment to developing and becoming Mindful Leaders of Worthy Enterprise. We include our alumni among our constituency and are particularly thankful for the 2,800 alumni who contribute each year and the 500+ who participate in our gift societies. Alumni gifts allow us to provide over 280 scholarships to our students and over 35 chairs and professorships to our faculty. . Please take the time to explore the many ideas and programs that make our college a unique and excitin

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The Business Administration school at the University of Tennessee is very much in tune with the current trends in the market and does a great job of communicating that to students. There are plenty of networking opportunities and UT students are skilled in relationships with people due to the strong group projects that are required.

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About The University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
The University of Tennessee at Knoxville 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Application essay
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
0% 0.0
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT or SAT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

TOEFL for non-native English speakers. Transfer students are reviewed holistically on factors such as transfer GPA and intended major field of study.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
1457% 1,457
98% 98
100% 100
98% Program Selectivity
100% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Separate application
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.5
  • Other transfer requirements Holistic review, minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA, minimum "C" in certain pre-business core classes.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 51
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

International Paper 11
Top Employer
  • Georgia Pacific 10
  • Manhattan Associates 9
  • Amazon 9
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
76% Graduates seeking full-time employment
24% Graduates not seeking employment
70% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Finance/Accounting
10% 10
$44,620.00 Data not provided
General Management
7% 7
$37,157.00 Data not provided
Human Resources
4% 4
$43,205.00 Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
19% 19
$42,115.00 Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
41% 41
$50,079.00 Data not provided
Other
19% 19
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
3% 3
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
6% 6
Data not provided
U.S. South
76% 76
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
12% 12
Data not provided
U.S. West
2% 2
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 259
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Resume review, interview preparation, online resume posting, two Career Services professionals dedicated to undergraduate business students.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$21,900
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $9,780
  • Fees $1,414
  • Expenses $10,706
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$40,090
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $27,970
  • Fees $1,414
  • Expenses $10,706
7% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 0% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 50%
  • Merit 50%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://web.utk.edu/~finaid/
Scholarships
$380,319
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$311,736
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business Administration
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
70% 64
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
69% 40
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 College of Business Administration 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Business Analytics
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
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Business Program Classes
20% Less than 20 Students 20% More than 50 Students
60% 21 to 50 students
40 Average number of students in non-business required electives
80 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2003
Degrees Offered
  • BS/Business Administration
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
130% 130
90% 90
Prominent Faculty
  • Joseph Carcello

    Accounting

  • William "Bill" Fox

    Economics

  • Theodore "Ted" Stank

    Supply Chain Managment

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Faculty led, exchange and direct enrollment programs.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Venture Living Learning Community has a service learning component with several different local partners.

Students

19% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 47% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1190 75th Percentile Score on SAT 28 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
83% 83
African American
7% 7
Asian American
4% 4
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
0%
2%
1%
1%
93%
3%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
98% 98
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
2% 2
19 Average age of full-time students
86% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
52% 52
72% 72

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 33,391
Alumni Donations
$830 Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • James Haslam

    Founder Pilot Oil Company

  • Dave Ramsey

    Radio Host and Author

  • Randy Boyd

    President Radio Systems