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undergraduate rankings released today. UT is now ranked 47th among all public universities, up from 50th last year.

UT is also now 103rd among all national universities, which includes all public and private schools. This is up from 106th from last year.
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2015 rankings released Tuesday.

The College of Business Administration’s supply chain management program also continued its upward trajectory, ranking third among public research universities and fourth in the nation. UT’s undergraduate business program ranked 31st among all public universities and 51st among all of America’s business schools.

UT ranked 50th among all public universities, and 106th nationally in the new undergraduate rankings. UT was 47th among public universities and 101st nationally last year. Areas where UT improved in the ranking criteria include the high school counselor peer assessment, average freshman retention rate, graduation rate, and the percentage of freshmen in the top 10 percent of their high school class. UT also was ranked 24th nationally among colleges providing the best support for veterans returning to school.

“We have made great progress in all the ways we measure ourselves,” said Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek. “We have increased retention rates and graduation rates, and improved research performance and infrastructure. We are serving our students better, and that is the ultimate goal.”

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