William McGovern is a US Marine veteran who recently completed two years of study at Pellissippi State Community College and is now set to begin classes in mechanical engineering as a transfer student at UT. This fall, UT is welcoming 1,430 transfer students—up more than 150 over last year.
Students enrolled in Volunteer Bridge—a invitation-only dual-enrollment program between Pellissippi State Community College and UT—will now find it easier to get their associate’s degree while continuing their college studies.
All students who apply are automatically considered for institutional scholarship including the new Volunteer Scholarship.
Fall brings cooler weather, colorful leaves—and college application deadlines for all high school seniors.
UT’s new Volunteer Scholarship program will provide guaranteed scholarships for high-performing students starting in fall 2015.
The university has extended its application deadlines for the fall 2014 semester. The new deadlines are November 15 for early-action applications—for students to be considered for competitive scholarships and the Chancellor’s Honors Program—and December 15 for regular applications. Deadlines are being extended because of technical issues related to the Common Application, a not-for-profit membership organization
More than 4,300 freshmen—the biggest class in nearly a decade, with the most honors students ever—will begin classes on Wednesday, August 21. The incoming freshmen are an academically accomplished group, with average ACT scores and high school GPAs putting them among the top 10 percent of high school graduates statewide.
Kari Alldredge has been named UT’s new admissions director and will begin work on June 10. Alldredge is the senior associate director of undergraduate admissions at Oklahoma State University, where she has worked since 2006. At OSU, she led an admissions team that welcomed the school’s largest class ever. She helped reverse a six-year trend
The regular application deadline for the 2013-2014 academic year is December 1, less than two weeks away. The priority admissions deadline—which incoming freshmen had to meet to be considered for competitive scholarships and the Chancellor’s Honors Program—was November 1. Students will be notified of their admission status beginning in mid-November but no later than mid-March.
It’s time for students who want to attend UT Knoxville to turn in their college admissions materials. The university’s priority admissions deadline—which incoming freshmen must meet to be considered for competitive scholarships and the Chancellor’s Honors Program—is November 1. The regular application deadline for the 2013-2014 academic year is December 1.
Vern Granger, assistant dean of enrollment services and director of admissions since 2009, leaves UT Friday to become associate vice president and director of admissions and first year experience at The Ohio State University. A national search is under way for a new admissions director.
In its ongoing efforts to make the college application process easier, UT Knoxville has joined Common Application, a service that allows students to fill out a single document to apply for admission at more than 450 public and private universities across the United States. First-time entering freshmen applying for admission to UT for the fall