The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,992
2022 Average Net Price
$14,417
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.59%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
82.6%
8,345 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
11,283
85.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
52.4%
1,080 Graduates

About

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) is a higher education institution located in Hamilton County, TN. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) were Kinesiology & Exercise Science (212 degrees awarded), General Psychology (188 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (186 degrees).

In 2022, 2,551 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740). 60.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,936 degrees), 8.68 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (223 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) is $7,992, which is $−16,004 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) is $7,992, which is $−16,004 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,417.

In 2022, 81% of undergraduate students attending The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,992
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) was $7,992. The cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) is $−16,004 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$14,417
2022 Value
6.38%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,417. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) grew by 6.38%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,500
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) was of $9,500 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
40%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

81% of undergraduate students at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.59%
2019 Default Rate
42
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) was 1.59%, which represents 42 out of the 2634 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) received 8,345 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 9.7% annual growth. Out of those 8,345 applicants, 6,897 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.6% acceptance rate.

There were 11,283 students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) in 2022. 5% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) has an overall enrollment yield of 32.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
6,897
Accepted Out of 8,345

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) was 82.6% (6,897 admissions from 8,345 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 85.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 9.7%, while admissions grew by 5.81%..

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SAT Scores

5%
Submission Percentage (2022)
110
Scores Submitted (2022)

5% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) had a total enrollment of 11,283 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) is 9,612 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,671. This means that 85.2% of students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740), both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.6% White, 9.39% Black or African American, 6.05% Hispanic or Latino, 3.05% Two or More Races, 2.9% Asian, 0.23% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.062% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.3%), followed by White Male (31.4%) and Black or African American Female (5.67%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (49.8%), followed by White Male (23.5%) and Black or African American Female (4.25%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,283 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) is 9,612 and the part-time enrollment is 1,671. This means that 85.2% of students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    8,413 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,060 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    683 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) is 74.6% White, 9.39% Black or African American, 6.05% Hispanic or Latino, 3.05% Two or More Races, 2.9% Asian, 0.23% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.062% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 265 students (2.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 551 more women than men received degrees from The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) is white (1,936 degrees awarded). There were 8.68 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (223 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) is Kinesiology & Exercise Science (212 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (188 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (186 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (212 degrees awarded), Psychology (211 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (74 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) are Social workers, all other (253,352 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (247,224 people), Other managers (217,720 people), Postsecondary teachers (142,909 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (136,627 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (212 degrees awarded), Psychology (211 degrees), Engineering Technologies (74 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (82 degrees), and English (43 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (212 degrees awarded), Psychology (211 degrees), Engineering Technologies (74 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (82 degrees), and English (43 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) are Elementary & secondary schools (693,893 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (362,417 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (314,326 people), Outpatient care centers (241,102 people), and Individual & family services (234,813 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (212 degrees awarded), Psychology (211 degrees), Engineering Technologies (74 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (82 degrees), and English (43 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 212 degrees awarded
  2. 188 degrees awarded
  3. 186 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 212 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,000
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,551
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,000 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740), which is 0.645 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,551).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 178 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.71 times more than the 104 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 167 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) in General Psychology, which is 3.8 times more than the 44 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 32% of students graduating from The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.833% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,936 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    223 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    126 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) is white (1,936 degrees awarded). There were 8.68 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (223 degrees).

2.59% of degree recipients (66 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,199 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    737 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    137 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) is white female (1,199 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (737 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) has an endowment valued at nearly $195M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 3.76M (1.92%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) had a total salary expenditure of 234M. The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) employs 136 Lecturers, 136 Professors and 124 Assistant professors. Most academics at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) are Male Professor (88), Female Lecturer (75), and Female Assistant professor (73).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) are: Management, with 221 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 145 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 138 employees.

Endowment

$195M
2022 Endowment
11.1%
decline from 2021

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) has an endowment valued at about $195M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) declined 11.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $149M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $8.54M - Federal
  2. $1.91M - State
  3. $183k - Local

As of 2022, The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) received $8.54M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.91M from state grants and contracts, and $183k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$110M
2022 Salaries
4.39%
growth from 2021

In 2022, The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) paid a median of $110M in salaries, which represents 47% of their overall expenditure ($234M) and a 4.39% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$43.8M
Instructional Salaries
506
Number of Employees

In 2022, The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) paid a total of $43.8M to 506 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
136 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
221 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) were Lecturer with 136 employees, Professor with 136 employees, and Assistant professor with 124 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) were Management with 221 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 145 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 138 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (221740) was Male Professor with 88 employees, Female Lecturer with 75 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 73 employees.

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