Reminder for Prospective Students: December 1 is Application Deadline

The application deadline for freshmen who want to attend UT in the fall is December 1.

All students who apply are automatically considered for institutional scholarship including the new Volunteer Scholarship.

“Faculty and staff may know prospective students, so we’re asking them to help us spread the word that the application deadline is drawing near,” said Kari Alldredge, assistant dean and director of undergraduate admissions.

Applying students are encouraged to submit transcripts, their personal statement, and letters of recommendation before the deadline.

“Grade point averages and ACT scores are important in demonstrating academic preparedness, but our admissions process is holistic, which means we also value and consider the whole student. Leadership and service experience, the student’s personal statement, and letters of recommendation help to tell the student’s story beyond test scores and transcripts. We truly want to identify students who are a great fit for the Volunteer family,” Alldredge said.

To apply online, students can create a log-in on the Undergraduate Admissions VIP website or use the Common Application.

Admitted students will be notified soon after applying if they qualify for funding through the Volunteer Scholarship program. New for fall 2015, this program will award UT scholarship monies to students who have at least a 3.8 UT-weighted core GPA and a superscored ACT of at least 28 or SAT score of at least 1250.

Learn more about the Volunteer Scholarship program on the OneStop website.

Deadlines for transfer students and international students, and deadlines for admitted students to confirm their attendance by paying their deposit can be found on the Admissions website.

C O N T A C T:

Amy Blakely (865-974-5034, ablakely@utk.edu)