KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee System saw all-time record enrollment this fall with 58,726 students enrolled in the system’s five campuses, representing a 4.8 percent increase from last fall.
UT campuses across the state experienced gains, with the flagship UT Knoxville recording a 6.8 percent increase in undergraduate enrollment from 2022.
- UT Knoxville
- 2023 total enrollment = 36,304
- 2022 total enrollment = 33,805
- Enrollment at UT Knoxville has experienced more than 20 percent growth during the past five years.
- UT Chattanooga
- 2023 total enrollment = 11,380
- 2022 total enrollment = 11,283
- UT Martin
- 2023 total enrollment = 6,941
- 2022 total enrollment = 6,868
- UT Health Science Center
- 2023 total enrollment = 3,123
- 2022 total enrollment = 3,142
- UT Southern
- 2023 total enrollment = 978
- 2022 total enrollment = 934
“While national enrollment trends may show a decline, setting a new record for enrollment across our UT System campuses is a testament to the outstanding work of our faculty and staff who work incredibly hard to provide an accessible, high-quality education,” UT System President Randy Boyd said. “Growth in retention is one key factor in our record enrollment numbers. These trends also reflect the dedication and determination of our students, who are seizing the opportunities our UT campuses offer to shape their futures. Our students recognize the value of a UT education while our campuses continue to adapt and innovate to meet their needs.”
Since the fall of 2019, the UT System has experienced steady growth in enrollment, graduation rates and increases in the number of degrees awarded. From that time, UT has experienced increases of:
- 13.8 percent in total enrollment
- 3.8 percent in 6-year graduation rate
- 3.1 percent in 4-year graduation rate
- 9.1 percent in bachelor’s degrees awarded
- 17.1 percent in graduate and professional degrees awarded.
More information will be shared during the Oct. 13 UT Board of Trustees meeting.
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