Undergraduate & Graduate
Degree Programs, ESL Programs

We are a diverse community with a shared commitment to discovery, creativity, learning, and engagement

At UT Knoxville we:

* Empower learners of all ages and backgrounds to achieve their dreams through accessible and affordable education and state-of-the-art research training opportunities

* Advance the prosperity, well-being, and vitality of communities across Tennessee and around the world through our research, teaching, service, and engagement

* Commit to excellence, equity, and inclusion within the university, across the state, and in all our global activities

Minimum Application


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    • TOEFL iBT 70
    • IELTS 6.5
    • ACT 21, English
    • SAT 540, reading & writing
    • ELS Level 12
    • Pearson PTE Academic 53
UT Knoxville Is:
  • Tennessee’s flagship university and premier public research institution

  • Part of the University of Tennessee System, along with UT Chattanooga, UT Martin, the UT Health Science Center, and UT Southern

  • Governed by a board of trustees with 12 members

  • Co-manager of Oak Ridge National laboratory with Battelle Memorial institute as UT-Battelle

  • Classified as producing very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education (Doctoral Universities R1 category)

  • A Carnegie Community Engaged university

  • Best Value - Duquesne is No. 6 in Pennsylvania and No. 65 overall in the Best Value Schools category for 2022.

  • Low cost - Duquesne University is offering a 25% tuition award toward select graduate degrees.

  • Undergraduate annual merit scholarship between $9,000-$26,000.

  • 24 Graduate programs offering 25% tuition scholarship


  • Students who apply for admission by December 15 of their senior year in high school will be automatically considered for these institutional scholarships

Application Checklist
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    Submit online application 35 Application fee waivded through IPERC (Fee Waiver Code: iperc21)

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    Original transcripts for secondary school

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    Original college or university transcripts for transfer

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    Credential evaluation is waived through IPERC.

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    English language report

Application Deadline
Fall Semester
June 15
Spring Semester
October 15

*The application deadline is subject to change. And each major may have different deadline. Please double check with your IPERC adviser.