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#T-186, overall score 33.83/100

Fun Fact:

The Guinness World Record for largest attendance at a football game was broken in 2016 when 130,045 fans attended the Tennessee-Virginia Tech game at Bristol Motor Speedway. Tennessee won 45-24.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Region: South
  • Campus type: Small city
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 22,139
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 350
  • Jewish population share: 2%
  • Student origin: 87% in-state / 13% out-of-state
  • Student newspaper: The Daily Beacon
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Volunteers
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: Agent Orange / Big Orange Screw

COST & AID Score: 6.17/15

  • Score: 6.17/15
  • In-state tuition: $12,970
  • Out-of-state tuition: $31,160
  • Room & board costs: $10,696
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $8,826
  • Average loan debt: $21,872

ACADEMICS Score: 3.33/20

ISRAEL Score: 10/20

  • Score: 10/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 6
  • Israel Studies center: No
  • Israel-related clubs: None
  • BDS vote in last four years: Never introduced

SAFETY Score: 7.67/11

  • Score: 7.67/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2017: 0
  • Campus crime rate: 2.96/1,000 students (medium low)
  • City crime rate: 64.29/1,000 people (high)
  • LGBT center: Yes

JEWISH LIFE Score: 6.67/34

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