About The University of Tennessee
The University of Tennessee (also known as UT or UTK) is a public sun-grant and land-grant university headquartered at Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. It was founded in 1794, a flagship institution of the statewide University of Tennessee system with nine undergraduate colleges and eleven graduate colleges.
The university enrolls approximately 27,500 students including 21,200 undergraduate and 6,300 graduate students. It offers more than 300 degree programs and more than 170 undergraduate majors, concentrations, and specializations.
The University of Tennessee is ranked 46th among public universities of America, and 101st among all United States universities by U.S. News & World Report, making it a first tier institution.
The primary mission of the university is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. It embraces a three-part vision: Value creation, Original ideas, and Leadership.
QS World University Rankings 2014
QS World University Rankings 2013