Disclaimer: This represents data submitted from the campus at the 14 day of the Fall semester. Therefore, it will not reflect the same values reported by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission at the end of the semester. While every effort was made to match campus reporting, some internal campus reports may differ from the values published here.

 

Other Data Sources: Aspirational and Peer Averages are obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). IPEDS data updates annually. We will add the Fall 2018 data as soon as it is released.

 

Note on Filter Pane: Numbers listed inside each filter box represent the combination of choices. They are not the number of students in each category.

CategoryTermDefinition
RaceRaceThis element indicates a student’s racial origin and is based on U.S. Government standards.
RaceAmerican Indian or Alaska NativeA student having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America) who maintains cultural identification through tribal affiliation or community attachment.
RaceAsianA student having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian Subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
RaceBlackA student having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
RaceHispanicA student of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.
RaceNative Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderA student having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
RaceNon-Resident AlienA student who is not a citizen or national of the United States and who is in this country on a visa or temporary basis and does not have the right to remain indefinitely.
RaceTwo or moreA student who identified with more than one race.
RaceUnknownA student whose race and ethnicity are not known.
RaceWhiteA student having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
Student LevelStudent LevelLevel based on the student’s degree status or intention – Undergraduate or Graduate.
Student LevelUndergraduateA student in a four or five year degree seeking baccalaureate program, a high school student in a dual-enrollment program, or a non-degree seeking student taking undergraduate courses.
Student LevelGraduateA student enrolled in a masters, professional, or doctoral degree program, a graduate certificate program, or is a non-degree seeking student taking graduate courses.
Student ClassStudent ClassA more granular method of grouping students based on their progress within their degree.
Student ClassFreshmanAn undergraduate student seeking a baccalaureate degree. Often this is the first year of study. Typically, the student has earned less than 30 credit hours.
Student ClassSophomoreAn undergraduate student seeking a baccalaureate degree. Often this is the second year of study. Typically, the student has earned more than 30 but less than 59 credit hours.
Student ClassJuniorAn undergraduate student seeking a baccalaureate degree. Often this is the third year of study. Typically, the student has earned more than 60 but less than 89 credit hours.
Student ClassSeniorAn undergraduate student seeking a baccalaureate degree. Often this is the fourth year of study. Typically, the student has earned more than 90 credit hours.
Student Class5th Year SeniorAn undergraduate student seeking a baccalaureate degree that normally takes five years to complete. This is not a student who takes five years to complete a four year degree.
Student ClassUndergrad Non-DegreeAn undergraduate student who is non-degree seeking and holds no degree or certificate and taking courses for undergraduate credit.
Student ClassMastersA graduate student who has been formally admitted to a graduate school for the purpose of pursuing a master's degree.
Student ClassGraduate Non-DegreeA graduate student who is non-degree seeking holding a bachelor's or higher degree, taking graduate courses for credit or seeking a Graduate Certificate of Credit.
Student ClassEd SpecialistA graduate student who has been formally admitted to a graduate school for the purpose of pursuing a Specialist in Education degree.
Student ClassProfessional Year 1A graduate student who has been accepted into a program leading to the JD, MD, DDS, PharmD, or DVM degree and is in the first year of study.
Student ClassProfessional Year 2A graduate student who has been accepted into a program leading to the JD, MD, DDS, PharmD, or DVM degree and is in the second year of study.
Student ClassProfessional Year 3A graduate student who has been accepted into a program leading to the JD, MD, DDS, PharmD, or DVM degree and is in the third year of study.
Student ClassProfessional Year 4+A graduate student who has been accepted into a program leading to the JD, MD, DDS, PharmD, or DVM degree and is in the four year or beyond of study.
Student ClassProfessional Non-DegreeA graduate transient non-degree seeking student enrolled in professional studies courses.
Student ClassDoctoral EarlyA graduate student who has been formally admitted to graduate study and whose major academic endeavor consists of formal course work directed toward fulfilling requirements for a doctoral degree.
Student ClassDoctoral LateA graduate student who has been advanced to candidacy for a doctoral degree, or one whose principal academic endeavor consists of independent study, research, or work toward fulfilling requirements for a doctoral degree.
Student ClassPost Doctoral StudentA student who holds a doctoral degree and who is pursuing a program of study or training for which a doctoral degree is requisite.
ResidencyResidencyA student's permanent address. For entering freshmen, residence may be the legal residence of a parent or guardian.
ResidencyIn StateA student who is a legal resident of Tennessee.
ResidencyOut of StateA student who is not a legal resident of Tennessee.
AgeAgeThe student's age at the beginning of the fall semester. Age is grouped by: under 25, 25 - 34, or 35 and older.
Attendance StatusFull-timeUndergraduate: A student enrolled for 12 or more semester credits. Graduate: A student enrolled for 9 or more semester credits or involved in thesis or dissertation preparation that is considered full-time by the institution.
Attendance StatusPart-TimeUndergraduate: A student enrolled for less than 12 semester credits. Graduate: A student enrolled for less than 9 semester credits.
Attendance StatusUnknownUnreported by the campus.
Admissions StatusAdmissions StatusIndicates whether the student is new, continuing, or returning.
Admissions StatusNewStudent first time at institution or first time college student (e.g., new freshmen, new transfer, or new graduate student).
Admissions StatusReadmitA student who has previously attended the institution and who is not a returning student.
Admissions StatusReturningA student who was registered at the institution during the preceding term.
Military AffiliationActive DutyA student who is on full-time duty in the active military service of the United States, including active duty or full-time training duty in the Reserve Component.
Military AffiliationNo Military AffiliationA student who has no affiliation with any military branch.
Military AffiliationReservistA student who serves in the National Guard of the United States, the Army Reserve, the Navy Reserve, the Marine Corps Reserve, the Air National Guard of the United States, the Air Force Reserve, and the Coast Guard Reserve.
Military AffiliationVeteranA person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable.
Average ACT CompositeAverage ACT CompositeThe ACT (American College Test) Composite score is the overall score from a standardized college entrance exam administered by the American College Testing Program. Four separate, multiple-choice tests measure knowledge of English, math, reading and science, and one optional writing test measures essay planning and writing skills. Most UT students take the ACT test. For students taking the SAT and not the ACT exam, the SAT total scores are NOT included in the ACT Composite score.
Typical ACT Composite ScoresTypical ACT Composite ScoresThe two values represent the 25th and 75th percentiles. 50% of students that reported ACT scores fall within this range.
Average Transfer College GPAAverage Transfer College GPAThe cumulative Grade Point Average earned at the previous institution before the student transferred to a University of Tennessee campus. GPA range from 0.0 to 4.0, where 4 typically represents an "A" grade. Typically, campuses require a minimum 2.0 for admission to the university.
Average Weighted High School GPAAverage Weighted High School GPAThe overall high school GPA as reported on the students’ high school transcript. If available, weighted scores are included. Students taking honors/ advanced placement course may receive additional credits (weights) for their GPA.
EnrollmentEnrollmentThe total number of students registered at the time of census (14th class day) in the fall semester.
Peer AveragePeer AverageThe mean based on each campuses list of similar institutions approved by the Board of Trustees for benchmarking and comparison.
Peer AverageUTK Comparable PeersUTK comparable peers include: Auburn University, Clemson University, Iowa State University, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, Michigan State University, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, Purdue University-Main Campus, The University of Alabama, University of Florida, University of Georgia, University of Kentucky, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of South Carolina-Columbia, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Peer AverageUTC Comparable PeersUTC comparable peers include: Florida Gulf Coast University, Georgia College & State University, Jacksonville State University, Murray State University, Northeastern State University, Southeast Missouri State University, Stephen F Austin State University, Tennessee Technological University, University of Central Arkansas, University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of West Georgia and Valdosta State University.
Peer AverageUTM Comparable PeersUTM comparable peers include: Arkansas State University-Main Campus, Arkansas Tech University, Auburn University at Montgomery, Austin Peay State University, Frostburg State University, McNeese State University, Midwestern State University, Morehead State University, The University of Texas at Tyler and West Texas A & M University.
Peer AverageUTHSC Comparable PeersUTHSC comparable peers include: Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center-New Orleans, Medical University of South Carolina, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center and University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center.
Aspirational AverageAspirational AverageThe average of aspirational peers that represent universities the individual campuses aspire to become. These are approved by the Board of Trustees.
Aspirational AverageUTK Aspirational PeersUTK aspirational peers include: Clemson University, Iowa State University, Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, Michigan State University, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, Purdue University-Main Campus, University of Florida, University of Georgia, University of Kentucky, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of South Carolina-Columbia, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Aspirational AverageUTC Aspirational PeersUTC aspirational peers include: Appalachian State University, College of Charleston, Lamar University, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of North Carolina Wilmington.
Aspirational AverageUTM Aspirational PeersUTM aspirational peers include: Marshall University, Murray State University, Southeast Missouri State University, Stephen F Austin State University, University of Central Arkansas and Western Carolina University.
Aspirational AverageUTHSC Aspirational PeersUTHSC aspirational peers include: Oregon Health & Science University, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and University of Maryland, Baltimore.
Average Final GPAAverage Final GPAThe final cumulative GPA at graduation.
Cumulative Hours EarnedCumulative Hours EarnedThe total number of credits earned at or accepted by the reporting institution.
Degree AwardedDegree AwardedA diploma or title awarded to students after successful completion of a program of study.
Degree LevelBaccalaureateAn undergraduate degree awarded upon successful completion of a program of study, typically requiring at least four years (or the equivalent) of full-time study. Common degree types include Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.), or a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (B.I.S.). A typical bachelor’s degree requires 120-135 college level credits.
Degree LevelDoctoralThe highest award a student can earn for graduate study. The doctor's degree classification includes Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Doctor of Education, and Doctor of Public Health.
Degree LevelProfessionalThe degree awarded in special-professional programs in law (JD), medicine (MD), dentistry (DDS), Pharmacy (PharmD), and veterinary medicine (DVM).
DisciplinesDisciplinesAn area of academic study.
Cohort TypeCohort TypeA specific group of students who entered during the same term (e.g., new freshmen who entered in the Fall 2015 term).
VisualFour-Year Graduation RateThe percentage of new, full-time, baccalaureate degree-seeking freshmen who complete their degree within four years.
VisualNew FreshmanA student who is attending any institution for the first time at the undergraduate level. This includes students enrolled in the fall term who attended college for the first time in the prior summer term, and students who entered with advanced standing (college or recognized postsecondary credential earned before graduation from high school).
VisualRetention RateThe percentage of new, full-time, baccalaureate degree-seeking freshman in a given fall term who returned to the institution in the subsequent fall term.
VisualSix-Year Graduation RateThe percentage of new, full-time, baccalaureate degree-seeking freshmen who complete their degree within six years.