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]

2016 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$20,998
Founded In1925
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 15
Financial Aid Deadline03/01/17
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
lbarker 155 A 3.43

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
MarkJAtwater 155 P 3.88

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
LeahYoder 160 P 3.83

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Marteena 151 A 3.31

Interested In Applying

No - - - one year ago
bochenpan 153 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
paulbuck 160 P 3.75

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
dscott6078 160 A 3.99

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Nicholas7294 170 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Marisakpayne 155 A 3.43

Pending

- - - one year ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants100310040
Number of Offers3663660
Number of Matriculants1131130
75% GPA3.773.770
Median GPA3.593.590
25% GPA3.33.30
75% LSAT1541540
Median LSAT1581580
25% LSAT1601600
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students385
Total Students Receiving Grants248
% of Students Receiving Grants64.4
75% Grant Amount$16,078
Median Grant Amount$10,000
25% Grants Amount$5,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship77
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)0
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship0%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (29.6)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (23.9)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (3.1)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (7.8)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (265)
  • Hispanics (9)
  • Black or African American (26)
  • Asian (5)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (27)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (16)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (1)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (10)


  • Total Women% (43.5)
  • Total Men% (56.5)
University of Tennessee College of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 112 85.26% 78.04% 7.22%
2014 148 83.72% 74.52% 9.20%
2013 157 94.26% 85.49% 8.77%

Total Graduates 2016

  • 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