University of Tennessee College of Law

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University of Tennessee College of Law

The University of Tennessee College of Law, located in Knoxville, enjoys a rich tradition of providing sound legal education. Founded in 1890, the college prepares tomorrow’s lawyers through clinical and skills training, innovative classroom teaching, legal writing and professional values. UT Law has the longest continuously operating legal clinic in the country. The UT College of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.utk.edu/
Address: 1505 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916
Admission Phone: (865) 974-4131
Admission Email: [email protected]

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students385
Student-faculty ratio15:1
Tuition $19,308 per year (full-time, in-state)
$37,982 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
N/A per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$20,998
Founded In1925
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/01/19
Full-time program application fee$ 15
Financial Aid Deadline03/01/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Tennessee College of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Tennessee College of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
CarmellaBrazzale 160 P 4.00

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ekanavos 158 P 3.54

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Becca2016 157 A 3.75

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lbarker 155 A 3.43

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MarkJAtwater 155 P 3.88

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LeahYoder 160 P 3.83

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Marteena 151 A 3.31

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bochenpan 153 A 3.30

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paulbuck 160 P 3.75

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dscott6078 160 A 3.99

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Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

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Nicholas7294 170 A 3.40

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Marisakpayne 155 A 3.43

Pending

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Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants10131013
Number of Offers414414
Number of Matriculants122122
75% GPA3.743.74
Median GPA3.523.52
25% GPA3.223.22
75% LSAT160160
Median LSAT158158
25% LSAT153153
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students333
Total Students Receiving Grants242
% of Students Receiving Grants73
75% Grant Amount$20,000
Median Grant Amount$12,500
25% Grants Amount$7,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (29)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (32)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (12)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (91)
  • Hispanics (8)
  • Black or African American (9)
  • Asian (1)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (3)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (8)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (1)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (3)


  • Total Women% (50)
  • Total Men% (49)
University of Tennessee College of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 102 85.29%
2016 147 76.87%
2015 113 90.27%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (86)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (20)
  • Employed Other (21)
  • Unemployed (31)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (0)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association