University of Tennessee

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  • 527 Andy Holt Tower
  • Knoxville, TN 37996
  • (865) 974-1000
  • http://www.utk.edu
University of Tennessee logo
Year Founded:
1794
Religious Affiliation:
None
College Type:
Public , Urban
Enrollment:
20965 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
$12,970
Tuition Out of State:
$31,390
Division:
NCAA I-A
Conference:
Southeastern Conference (Division I, Football I-A), NCWA Wrestling
Welcome to the University of Tennessee Football scholarship and program information page. Here you'll get specifics on the college and information on their Football program like who to make contact with about recruitment, names of ... Read More

Welcome to the University of Tennessee Football scholarship and program information page. Here you'll get specifics on the college and information on their Football program like who to make contact with about recruitment, names of past alumni, what scholarship opportunities are presented and ways to start the recruiting process.
University of Tennessee Football Program Coaching & Recruiting Staff
If you are looking to get recruited it is critical to know who to get in front of - and NCSA has got the info you'll need. The Running Backs Coach of the University of Tennessee Football program is David Johnson. Additional essential staff include:


  • Defensive Coordinator Derrick Ansley

  • Offensive Coordinator Jim Chaney

  • Offensive Graduate Assistant Caleb Cox

  • Offensive Line Coach Will Friend

  • Director of Football Recruiting Bethany Gunn

  • Director of Player Personnel Drew Hughes

  • Wide Receivers Coach Tee Martin

  • Tight Ends Coach Brian Niedermeyer

  • Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt

  • Defensive Line Coach Tracy Rocker

  • Co-Defensive Coordinator Chris Rumph

  • Associate Director of Operations Brandon Sheppard

  • Special Teams Coordinator Kevin Sherrer

  • Director of Player Personnel Danny Stiff

  • Director of Operations Todd Watson

  • Quarterbacks Coach Chris Weinke



For anybody who is considering being a member of University of Tennessee Football program these are the individuals you need to speak to. You'll be able to choose to contact them by way of email using the link above or call the college to get additional details about the college and Football program prior to deciding whether or not it's a suitable fit for you.
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Athletics Information
Conference:
Southeastern Conference (Division I, Football I-A), NCWA Wrestling
Division:
NCAA I-A
Athletic Director:
Dave Hart
Football Coaching Staff
  • Derrick Ansley Defensive Coordinator
  • Jim Chaney Offensive Coordinator
  • Caleb Cox Offensive Graduate Assistant
  • Will Friend Offensive Line Coach
  • Bethany Gunn Director of Football Recruiting
  • Drew Hughes Director of Player Personnel
  • David Johnson Running Backs Coach
  • Tee Martin Wide Receivers Coach
  • Brian Niedermeyer Tight Ends Coach
  • Jeremy Pruitt Head Coach
  • Tracy Rocker Defensive Line Coach
  • Chris Rumph Co-Defensive Coordinator
  • Brandon Sheppard Associate Director of Operations
  • Kevin Sherrer Special Teams Coordinator
  • Danny Stiff Director of Player Personnel
  • Todd Watson Director of Operations
  • Chris Weinke Quarterbacks Coach
Sports Offered
  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Diving
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Lacrosse
  • Men's Swimming
  • Men's Tennis
  • Men's Track
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Diving
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Lacrosse
  • Women's Rowing
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Swimming
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Track
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Club Sports
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
N/A
Admissions Phone:
(865) 974-1000
Admissions Email:
admissions@utk.edu
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Selective
Religious Requirements:
No
Specific Religious Requirements:
N/A
Application Information
Application Deadline:
Yes
Application Deadline Date:
January 1
Application Final Date:
December 1
Application Priority Date:
February 15 (priority)
Notification Date:
March 15
Rolling Admissions:
Yes
Early Action:
No
Early Action Closing Date:
 
Early Decision:
No
Early Decision Deadline:
 
Common Application:
No
Student Body Averages
ACT
Average Freshman GPA:
3.0
Average ACT Composite:
26
Average ACT English:
27
Average ACT Math:
26
Average ACT Writing:
0
ACT 25th Percentile:
24%
ACT 75th Percentile:
30%
SAT
Average SAT 1 Combined:
1163
Average SAT 1 Math:
585
Average SAT 1 Verbal:
577
SAT 25th Percentile:
1140%
SAT 75th Percentile:
1310%
SAT 2 Requirements:
 
Majors
    Most Popular Majors:
  • Business/Marketing, Psychology, Political Science
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Dentistry
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
  •  
    Majors Offered:
  • Accounting,
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering,
  • Agricultural Business and Management,
  • Agricultural Engineering,
  • Agricultural Public Services,
  • Animal Sciences,
  • Anthropology,
  • Architecture,
  • Area Studies,
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology,
  • Biology,
  • Biology, Other,
  • Biomedical/Medical Engineering,
  • Business Administration, Management, and Operations,
  • Business Economics,
  • Business, Sports and Entertainment Management/Marketing, Other,
  • Chemical Engineering,
  • Chemistry,
  • Civil Engineering,
  • Classics and Classical Linguistics,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Clinical Sciences,
  • Communication Disorders Sciences,
  • Communication and Media Studies,
  • Computer Engineering,
  • Computer Science,
  • Drama and Stagecraft,
  • Ecology, Marine Biology, and Oceanography,
  • Economics,
  • Education/Teaching,
  • Educational Administration,
  • Educational Assessment,
  • Electrical Engineering,
  • Engineering Physics,
  • Engineering Science,
  • Engineering, Other,
  • Engineering-Related Fields,
  • English Literature,
  • Environmental Engineering,
  • Ethnic and Group Studies,
  • Family and Consumer Economics,
  • Finance,
  • Fine and Studio Arts,
  • Fire Protection,
  • Food Science and Technology,
  • Foods and Nutrition Services,
  • Forestry,
  • Foundations of Education,
  • Geography and Cartography,
  • Geology,
  • Germanic Linguistics,
  • Gerontology,
  • Graphic Design, Illustration and Game/Media Design,
  • Health Professions, Other,
  • History,
  • Hospitality Management,
  • Human Development and Family Studies,
  • Human Resources Management,
  • Industrial Engineering,
  • Interdisciplinary Studies,
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Other,
  • International Relations and National Security Studies,
  • Journalism,
  • Landscape Architecture,
  • Law,
  • Library Science and Administration,
  • Linguistic Studies,
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods,
  • Marketing,
  • Materials Engineering,
  • Mathematics,
  • Mechanical Engineering,
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies,
  • Microbiological Sciences,
  • Music,
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research,
  • Natural Resources Management,
  • Nuclear Engineering,
  • Nursing,
  • Nutrition Sciences,
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physical Education, Kinesiology and Exercise Science,
  • Physical Science Technologies,
  • Physics,
  • Plant Sciences,
  • Plastics Engineering,
  • Political Science and Government,
  • Protective Services, Other,
  • Psychology,
  • Public Administration,
  • Public Health,
  • Public Policy Analysis,
  • Public Relations and Advertising,
  • Religious Studies,
  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing,
  • Romance Linguistics,
  • Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian Linguistics,
  • Social Work,
  • Sociology,
  • Soil Sciences,
  • Special Education,
  • Statistics,
  • Student Counseling,
  • Systems Science and Theory,
  • Teacher Development Specific Subjects,
  • Veterinary Medicine,
  • Wildlife Management,
Location
City/Town Situated In:
Knoxville, TN
Population:
183456
Major City Closest To School:
Knoxville, TN
Distance Of Major City:
0 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Knoxville, TN
Distance To International Airport:
11 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
Nashville
Distance To Other Airport:
172 Miles
Location Description:

550-acre, suburban campus in Knoxville (population: 183,456). Served by air and bus. Shuttle buses run throughout campus, including the Agriculture Campus. Public transportation serves campus.

Demographics
Male:
49.97%
Female:
50.03%
African American:
6.77%
Asian American:
3.47%
Caucasian:
78.26%
Hispanic:
3.69%
International:
1.85%
Other:
2.76%
Student Faculty Ratio:
17:1
Out State Freshmen:
9%
Campus Size:
550 acres
Campus Life
Freshmen In School Housing:
 
Students Live On Campus:
26%
Students Live Off Campus:
74%
Students Live On Campus During Weekends:
50%
Housing Types:
  • Coed dorms, Fraternity housing, Single-student apartments, Married-student apartments, Special housing for disabled students, Special housing for international students, Other
Fraternities & Sororities
Fraternities & Sororities:
Y
Number Of Fraternities:
23
Number Of Sororities:
18
Join Fraternities:
14%
Join Sororities:
24%
ROTC
Air Force ROTC:
Yes
Navy ROTC:
No
Army ROTC:
Yes
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
 
Financial Aid Phone:
(865) 974-3131
Financial Aid Email:
finaid@utk.edu
Aid Notification Date:
March 15
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA
Tuition Instate:
$12,970
Tuition Out of State:
$31,390
Room & Board:
$10,696
Average Debt On Graduation:
$24,593
Scholarship Numbers
FTF = First Time Freshmen
FTU = Full Time Undergraduate
Average Non-Need Based Athletic Grant and Scholarship Amount:
FTF :$18,258
FTU : $16,985
Number of Students Who Received Non-Need Based Athletic Grants and Scholarships:
FTF :73
FTU : 372
Average Non-Need Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$1,884
FTU : $2,461
Average Need-Based Loan Amount:
FTF :$3,560
FTU : $4,304
Average Need-Based-Self-Help-Award Amount:
FTF :$3,504
FTU : $4,177
Average Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$2,717
FTU : $3,104
Average Financial Aid Package:
FTF :$11,408
FTU : $10,679
Average Percentage Of Need Met (Based on EFC):
FTF :81%
FTU : 73%

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