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The US Department of State selected UT to host a Diplomacy Lab focused on health-care policy research in the Americas.

U.S. Department of State 2019

A combination of 17 UT students and alumni received Fulbright US Student Program awards to study and teach in cities around the globe.

Fulbright US Student Program 2019

UT is ranked 44th among all public universities and 104th nationally.

U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • The US Department of State selected UT to host a Diplomacy Lab focused on health-care policy research in the Americas.

    U.S. Department of State 2019
  • A combination of 17 UT students and alumni received Fulbright US Student Program awards to study and teach in cities around the globe.

    Fulbright US Student Program 2019
  • UT is ranked 44th among all public universities and 104th nationally.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • The Aerospace Engineering graduate program in the Tickle College of Engineering is ranked 28th among public universities.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • Over the past 35 years, 10 UT graduates have advanced the American space program as NASA astronauts.

    NASA 2017
  • Our home cityKnoxville, Tennesseeis ranked in the 50 best bike cities in America.

    Bicycling Magazine 2018
  • UT is ranked in the top 100 of the best value colleges in the US.

    US News and World Report 2019
  • UT is ranked 46th among all public universities on the list of Best Colleges for Veterans.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • Our academic research and reputation earned UT a ranking in the top 20% of the best global universities.

    U.S. News and World Report 2018
  • UT is ranked 18th in the list of the nation’s top 25 best green colleges.

    College Consensus 2018
  • UT ranks in the top 10 percent of employers for the state of Tennessee.

    Forbes 2019
  • Our home cityKnoxville, Tennesseeis ranked among the 25 best maker cities in the US.

    Popular Mechanics 2019
  • Our home cityKnoxville, Tennessee—is ranked number 57 in the best 100 places to live in the US.

    Livability.com 2019
  • A record number of donors, 61.6 percent of our faculty and staff, made donations to UT’s Big Orange Family Campaign.

    University Advancement 2019
  • Our Biosystems Engineering graduate program, run by the Herbert College of Agriculture, ranks 25th among public institutions and 26th in the nation.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
  • Two of our students won Boren Scholarships for intensive language study and research in Taiwan and Belarus.

    Boren Awards 2019
  • Our Haslam College of Business is listed as one of the 10 most prominent analytics and data science institutes.

    Analytics Insight 2019
  • The Vols Spirit Program’s cheer, dance, and mascot teams all finished in the nation’s top-five at the College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship.

    Universal Cheerleading Association and Universal Dance Association 2019
  • UT has one of only 13 academic theatres nationwide with membership in the League of Resident Theatres, and the Clarence Brown Theatre Company is fully integrated into the Department of Theatre’s curriculum.

    Department of Theatre 2018
  • The UT College of Law’s Clinical Training program is ranked 10th among public institutions and 19th in the nation.

    U.S. News and World Report 2020
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