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Application Process

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Please contact your education abroad office to initiate the application process. Once we receive your information from your home university, we will send you a link to your online UT, Knoxville application. Please be sure to keep an eye on your email as your response will be time sensitive. Please also review the application procedures below based on your study as an exchange, fee-paying or IESP student.

Important Deadlines

Fall semester (Semester 1) and/or full academic year

  • Nomination: April 15th
  • Application: May 1st

Spring semester (Semester 2)

  • Nomination: September 15th
  • Application: October 1st

Please be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Proof of sufficient funds – Review estimated budgets relative to your home institution for more information on study abroad costs.
  • English proficiency – This applies to non-native English speakers only. TOEFL scores of a Language Proficiency Statement from a university/college professor stating your English level is sufficient to study at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, alongside native English speakers. Acceptable scores include: TOEFL 70 IBT or IELTS 6.5.
  • Academic history
  • Course request list – Please refer to the UT course timetable for classes offered during your intended study abroad term. If your desired term is not yet available, refer to that term from the previous year.
  • Photocopy of passport ID page

Please be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Proof of sufficient funds – Review UT’s estimated cost of attendance
  • English proficiency – This applies to non-native English speakers only. TOEFL scores of a Language Proficiency Statement from a university/college professor stating your English level is sufficient to study at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, alongside native English speakers. Acceptable scores include: TOEFL 70 IBT or IELTS 6.5.
  • Academic history
  • Course request list – Please refer to the UT course timetable for classes offered during your intended study abroad term. If your desired term is not yet available, refer to that term from the previous year.
  • Photocopy of passport ID page

Please apply directly through ISEP’s website. Your application will require the following materials:

  • English proficiency – This applies to non-native English speakers only. TOEFL scores of a Language Proficiency Statement from a university/college professor stating your English level is sufficient to study at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, alongside native English speakers. Acceptable scores include: TOEFL 70 IBT or IELTS 6.5.
  • Academic history
  • Course request list – Please refer to the UT course timetable for classes offered during your intended study abroad term. If your desired term is not yet available, refer to that term from the previous year.
  • Photocopy of passport ID page

 

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