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US News & World Report


undergraduate rankings released Tuesday, September 12.

Graphic: UT ranks 46th among all public universitiesUT is ranked 103rd in the new National Universities list, which includes public and private universities that emphasize research and offer a full range of undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs.

The university saw improvement in several metrics, including the reputation score from its peer institutions and the percentage of smaller classes.

UT’s reputation score rose to 3.2 on a 5-point scale. Peer scores are part of the overall reputation score, which accounts for 22.5 percent of a school’s overall ranking. The percentage of classes with 20 or fewer students rose to 30, and the percentage of classes with 50 or more students dropped to 13.

Read more about the undergraduate rankings at tntoday.utk.edu.


Troy Lane, associate vice chancellor for public safety and chief of police, was named Director of the Year for 2016 by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators for the Southeast region.

Graduate education at UT earned high marks in the new U.S. News and World Report rankings, with programs in business, law, engineering, information sciences, nursing, and education listed among the best in the nation.
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