The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga

615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598

School Details

When the Methodist Episcopal Church began to explore the possibilities of developing a central university in the South, Chattanoogans came forward to work with the church in this effort. Founded as Chattanooga University in 1886, the University was a private school for 83 years. Three years after its founding, the University was consolidated with another church-related school, East Tennessee Wesleyan University at Athens, under the name of Grant University. In 1907 the name University of Chattanooga was adopted. In 1969 the University of Chattanooga and a junior college, Chattanooga City College, merged with the University of Tennessee, one of the oldest land-grant universities in the nation, to form the UTC campus. 

UTC is a comprehensive research university, awarding undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates from the following colleges and schools:

  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Engineering & Computer Science
  • College of Health, Education & Professional Studies
  • The Graduate School
  • Honors College

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

School Overview

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Doctor's degree
  • Total Enrollments:
    11,670
  • Adult Age Enrollments:
    2,254
  • Percent Admitted:
    79%
  • Calendar System:
    Semester

Affordability

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The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga

615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598

School Details

When the Methodist Episcopal Church began to explore the possibilities of developing a central university in the South, Chattanoogans came forward to work with the church in this effort. Founded as Chattanooga University in 1886, the University was a private school for 83 years. Three years after its founding, the University was consolidated with another church-related school, East Tennessee Wesleyan University at Athens, under the name of Grant University. In 1907 the name University of Chattanooga was adopted. In 1969 the University of Chattanooga and a junior college, Chattanooga City College, merged with the University of Tennessee, one of the oldest land-grant universities in the nation, to form the UTC campus. 

UTC is a comprehensive research university, awarding undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates from the following colleges and schools:

  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Engineering & Computer Science
  • College of Health, Education & Professional Studies
  • The Graduate School
  • Honors College

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

School Overview

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Doctor's degree
  • Total Enrollments:
    11,670
  • Adult Age Enrollments:
    2,254
  • Percent Admitted:
    79%
  • Calendar System:
    Semester

Affordability

Reviews

This school has not been ranked.

Success! Thank you for submitting a review. You may not see your review immediately as it still subject to review.

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