The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • UTK has more expensive tuition & fees ($31,664) than The University of Alabama ($31,090).
  • It is harder to admit to The University of Alabama than UTK.
  • UTK has a higher submitted SAT score (1,255) than The University of Alabama (1,220).
  • UTK has higher submitted ACT score (28) than The University of Alabama (26).
  • The University of Alabama has more students with 37,840 students while UTK has 30,559 students.
  • UTK has more full-time faculties with 1,665 faculties while The University of Alabama has 1,517 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - The University of Tennessee-Knoxville and The University of Alabama.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UTKThe University of Alabama
UTKvs.The University of Alabama
Knoxville, TennesseeLocationTuscaloosa, Alabama
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$13,244
Out-Of-State$31,664
Tuition & Fees
In-State$11,620
Out-Of-State$31,090
76% ($10,035)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)67% ($13,788)
$10,035Average Amount of Financial Aid$13,788
76.97 %Acceptance Rates53.30 %
33.70 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)36.45 %
1,255SAT Score1,220
28ACT Score26
71 %Graduation Rate72 %
18 %Transfer-out Rate20 %
89 %Retention Rate87 %
30,559Student Population37,840
1,665Number of Faculties1,517
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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