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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, enrolled 5,512 new freshman and 1,479 new transfers in 2020.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, enrolled 30,559 students in Fall 2020, including 24,254 undergraduates. 78% of undergraduates are from the state of Tennessee, while 4% of graduate/professional students are international. Demographically, 18% of all students identify as non-white and 53% of all students identify as female.
With more than than 300 degree programs, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, prepares students to work and compete in just about every profession. UT strives to develop, implement, support, and assess programs and services that lead to persistence towards graduation. Overall, the six-year undergraduate graduation rate decreased from 72.2 percent to 71.1 percent in 2020 while the first year retention rate increased from 86.5 percent to 88.6 percent.