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University of Tennessee--Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN
#57

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The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga is a metropolitan public school founded in 1886 and located on a 321-acre campus in Chattanooga, Tenn. The school offers degrees through four colleges: arts and sciences; business; engineering and computer science; and health, education and professional studies. Graduate degrees and certificates are also available in more than two dozen disciplines.

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Quick Facts


615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37403

2014-2015 Tuition

$24,256 Tuition and Fees

Students

10297 undergraduate students
45% male / 55% female

Admission

May 1 application deadline
77.6% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1886

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Special Education and Teaching, General, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Engineering, General, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering/Industrial Management, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, English Language and Literature, General, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, General, Environmental Science, Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Social Work, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Social Sciences, Other, Interior Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Physical Therapy/Therapist, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Minors Offered

Computer Science, Education, General, Engineering/Industrial Management, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, German Language and Literature, Modern Greek Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Writing, General, Creative Writing, Literature, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Environmental Science, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Public Administration, Social Work, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Geographic Information Science and Cartography, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, American Government and Politics (United States), Political Science and Government, Other, Sociology, Interior Design, Design and Applied Arts, Other, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Painting, Sculpture, Music History, Literature, and Theory, Music Performance, General, Music Theory and Composition, Athletic Training/Trainer, Business Administration and Management, General, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, History, General, American History (United States), History, Other, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 10,297
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 9,043
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 1,141
Percent of male undergraduates: 45%
Percent of female undergraduates: 55%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, older student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis, track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 0 1
Aggravated assault 1 2 3
Burglary 19 15 22
Motor vehicle theft 3 1 0
Arson 0 1 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 1 1 3
Burglary 15 13 19
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 1 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 1 0
Drug law violations 76 31 17
Liquor law violations 124 66 19
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 1 0
Drug law violations 62 31 17
Liquor law violations 118 66 14
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.