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Prospective Students

The Graduate School at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is pleased that you are exploring the possibility of attending our institution for your graduate education. The graduate programs at UT are on the rise, as demonstrated by rankings in U.S. News and World Report. Many programs, such as printmaking, supply chain management and nuclear engineering have maintained a position in the top 10 among public universities. Programs in the College of Law have risen into the top 10, such as the clinical training program, which is now ninth, and the legal writing specialty, which is now 10th. Many other programs are continuing to rise to high positions in the rankings, allowing UT’s graduate programs to rate among the best in the country.

Besides the high degree of excellence in its academic programs, UT has the advantage of being in the heart of Knoxville, Tennessee. Knoxville is a lively, diverse city located amidst the beauty of eastern Tennessee. There’s much to do and see in Knoxville, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is only an hour’s drive away. The combination of urban life and natural wonder makes Knoxville a great place to be.


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