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Graduate Studies at UT

The University of Tennessee is a large state university with an extensive graduate program.  Of the 25,000 students enrolled on the Knoxville campus, approximately 6,000 are  graduate students in the more than 120 fields that offer advanced degrees.


UT is a research intensive University that celebrates a variety of processes, discoveries and ideas. There are a number of research resources that UT has dedicated to students that encourage scholarship & generate significant contributions.

Equally important is the financial support UT provides for its graduate students, with around 1900 full- and part-time assistantships available. Additionally, please review the variety of financial aid single departments can offer below.

The campus offers a multitude of other rich, invigorating, and intellectually challenging opportunities to augment your graduate experience.  Arrange a visit to the campus and gather more information about UT’s graduate program from Graduate Student Services.

The various libraries’ resources are available to graduate students along with special privileges including a computer lab set aside only for graduate student use, viewing room reservation in the Media Center, and research consultation with a subject specialist among other amenities.