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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is a comprehensive research-intensive university and the largest of Tennessee’s public universities. The campus occupies over 560 acres adjacent to downtown Knoxville and has a faculty and staff of 8,100.
The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. UT Knoxville enrolls over 21,000 undergraduate students and 6000 graduate and professional students. UTK has more than 300 degree programs, research funding approaching $200 million a year, and a large number of research centers and institutes. An alliance with the nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory creates graduate and professional scholarship opportunities unique to the Knoxville campus. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville aspires to achievements that will place it among the top 25 public research universities in the nation.
The University of Tennessee campuses statewide are in the last year of a capital campaign and have already reached the $1 billion campaign goal.