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University Of Tennessee Out-Of-State Tuition

Last Updated on July 31, 2023 by Oluwajuwon Alvina

College students spend a lot of time reading over essays and attending lectures, but rarely do they spend time thinking about out-of-state tuition. Tuition is one of the most important factors in deciding which colleges to apply to. While many people think about the in-state tuition, the emphasis should be placed on what you will have to pay for out-of-state tuition. Out-of-state tuition can vary by several thousand dollars, depending on the college. The main difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition is that out-of-state requires an additional fee to be paid.

Tuition and Fees in Detail | One Stop Student Services
In State Tennessee Resident Sticker Price


Books and Supplies$1,598
Other Fees$1,932
Room and Board$11,482
Other Expenses Budget$5,666
Out of State Resident Sticker Price


Books and Supplies$1,598
Other Fees$1,932
Room and Board$11,482
Other Expenses Budget$5,666

Residents of Tennessee pay an annual total price of $32,010 to attend The University of Tennessee on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $11,332 for tuition, $11,482 room and board, $1,598 for books and supplies and $1,932 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $50,200 which is 56.8% higher than Tennessee residents. The tuition charge is $29,522 while room and board is $11,482, books and supplies are $1,598 and other fees come in at $1,932.

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend The University of Tennessee when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019


Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$10,224
$30,001 to $48,000$13,745
$48,001 to $75,000$23,211
$75,001 to $110,000$24,901

The average reported annual net price for The University of Tennessee for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $21,024 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Scholarships for Entering First-Year Students

So You Want to be a Tennessee Vol?

We want the very best and brightest students to join our Volunteer family, and we are ready to invest in your future with programs such as the Volunteer Scholarship program.

First-year students who apply for admission by December 15 of their senior year in high school will be automatically considered for these institutional scholarships. In some cases an on-time FAFSA is also required.

While these scholarships are not applicable to transfer students, we have a variety of scholarships available to UT transfer students.

2022–23 Scholarships


  • Volunteer Scholarship
  • Tennessee Lottery (HOPE) Scholarship
  • Tri-Star Scholarship Program
  • Provost Scholarship
  • Beacon Scholarship (New for test-optional applicants)
  • Orange & White Scholarship
  • Tennessee Connect Scholarship
  • Distinguished Tennessean Award
  • Next Chapter Scholarship


  • Tennessee Explore Scholarship
  • Volunteer Scholarship
  • Provost Scholarship
  • Beacon Scholarship (New for test-optional applicants)


  • International Volunteer Scholarship
  • International Tennessee Explore Scholarship
  • International Beacon Scholarship
  • Global Ambassador Scholarship

These scholarships are for the 2022–23 academic year. Scholarship programs are reviewed annually and may change for future academic years.

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Competitive Scholarships

You must apply for admission by the November 1 early action application deadline in order to be eligible to apply for competitive scholarships including the category called Chancellor’s Scholarships.

PLEASE NOTE: Scholarships that are offered to you following your admission are dependent on us receiving your final high school transcript and/or official test scores (if applicable).

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