The College of Engineering at University of Tennessee

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Yvonne Kilpatrick
Application deadline (U.S. residents) February 1
Application fee (U.S. residents) $60
Application deadline (international students) February 1
Application fee (international students) $60

The College of Engineering at University of Tennessee

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,655
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 323
Overall acceptance rate 19.5% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE 508 verbal
742 quantitative
3.91 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE 504 verbal
767 quantitative
3.61 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​utk.​edu/​mabe/​
(865) 974-5115
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​bioengr.​ag.​utk.​edu/​
(865) 974-7266
[email protected]
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​utk.​edu/​mabe/​
(865) 974-5115
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​utk.​edu/​cbe/​
(865) 974-2421
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​utk.​edu/​civil/​
(865) 974-2503
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​eecs.​utk.​edu/​
(865) 974-3461
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​eecs.​utk.​edu/​
(865) 974-3461
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​eecs.​utk.​edu/​
(865) 974-3461
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​www.​utsi.​edu/​academics/​iieandem/​
(865) 974-3333
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics http:/​/​www.​utsi.​edu/​academics/​mabe/​engscience.​htm
(931) 393-7351
[email protected]
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​utk.​edu/​civil/​
(865) 974-2503
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​utk.​edu/​ie/​
(865) 974-3333
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​utk.​edu/​mse/​
(865) 974-5336
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​utk.​edu/​mabe/​
(865) 974-5115
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​utk.​edu/​nuclear/​
(865) 974-2525
[email protected]
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​utsi.​edu
(931) 393-7100
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 916
Master’s (full-time) 241
Master’s (part-time) 177
Ph.D. (full-time) 423
Ph.D. (part-time) 75

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 214
Total master’s graduates 170
International master’s graduates 18.8%
Minority master’s graduates 9.4%
Female master’s graduates 18.8%
Total Ph.D. graduates 44
International Ph.D. graduates 65.9%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 4.5%
Female Ph.D. graduates 25.0%

Programs

96.9 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 25 5.4%
Agricultural 17 1.5%
Biomedical 14 4.5%
Chemical 12 5.5%
Civil 28 11.5%
Computer engineering 13 4.7%
Computer science 17 5.4%
Electrical 35 13.5%
Engineering management 4 .2%
Engineering science and engineering physics 12 1.2%
Environmental 11 2.1%
Industrial / Manufacturing 18 12.7%
Materials 25 9.7%
Mechanical 36 8.9%
Nuclear 20 12.7%
Other 12 1.9%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 156
Part-time faculty 46
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 1

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $56,971,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 96

Engineering School Ranking

#67 Best Engineering Schools

(10) Ranking by Specialties

#34 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#23 in Biological / Agricultural
#61 in Chemical
#61 in Civil
#62 in Computer Engineering
#62 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#48 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#53 in Materials
#62 in Mechanical
#9 in Nuclear

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 33
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.0
Overall acceptance rate 19.5% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 759
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.7:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 44
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $56,971,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $372,359
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.6%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 916

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 916

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 664
Minority students 8.1%
International students 45.2%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 252
Minority students 8.7%
International students 7.5%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Jeffrey Gerkin
Financial aid phone (865) 974-3131

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $9,494 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $26,636 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $464 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,400 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $106 per credit
Room and board $11,040
Books and supplies $1,704
Miscellaneous expenses $5,708

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 37
Teaching assistants 198
Research assistants 495
Other appointments 39

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