Colleges & Schools
Ranked among the nation’s top public universities, UT Knoxville offers more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and undergraduate classes are offered in 9 of the university’s 12 colleges.
Browse our list of more than 170 undergraduate majors, concentrations, and specializations to see the great diversity of academic programs that we offer. You may also want to take a look at our list of undergraduate major guides for more detailed descriptions of programs.
With the great variety UT Knoxville offers, you can customize your course of study, perhaps with a double major or a major and minor, to meet your academic and professional goals. Learn more about UT’s academic offerings and see specific course listings on our online catalog.
Explore our colleges, departments, and programs:
- College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR)
- College of Architecture and Design
- College of Arts and Sciences
- College of Business Administration
- College of Communication and Information
- College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences (CEHHS)
- College of Engineering
- College of Law*
- College of Nursing
- College of Social Work
- College of Veterinary Medicine*
- The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI)*
- *Indicates graduate-level courses only
» Are you undecided?
Don’t worry! A large number of freshmen enter UT each year as undecided students. Here are some ways we can help you discover your path:
- The College of Arts & Sciences provides great academic advising for all undecided students.
- The first year general education curriculum is designed to let you explore many different academic options.
- Career Services offers many programs to help you learn about career possibilities and the majors that connect to them.
» Typical class size at UT is surprisingly small.
The student/faculty ratio is 16:1. Approximately 70% of undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students.
» We're proud of our award-winning faculty.
Seven faculty members received 2010-2011 Fulbright Scholar grants to lecture or conduct research around the world.
» We give you more education for your money.
Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine ranked UT as one of the top 100 universities in the nation in 2009 for "best value," a measure of the quality of academic programs compared to costs and financial aid. Learn about our other rankings.