Cost of college was unchanged for all students at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga


In-state tuition and fees were unchanged for 2018-19 at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Tennessee residents paid $8,664 to attend the four-year public institution in both the 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years.

Non-residents paid 186 percent more than residents this year, or $24,782. Their price tag was unchanged from $24,782 in 2017-18.

About 93 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Tennessee residents. About 6 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 96 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,958 students received grants or scholarships totaling $16.3 million and 2,031 students took out student loans totaling more than $5.8 million.

Including all undergraduates (11,638), 7,466 students used grants or scholarships totaling $57.9 million, and 4,850 students took out $30.1 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~10,823
$8,356
$8,544
$8,664
$8,664
3.7%
Out-of-state
~698
$24,474
$24,662
$24,782
$24,782
1.3%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
752
35%
$3,638,985
$4,839
State / local grant or scholarship
1,851
87%
$8,602,086
$4,647
Institutional grants or scholarships
1,032
48%
$4,044,153
$3,919
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,958
92%
$16,285,224
$8,317
Federal student loans
2,028
95%
$5,096,428
$2,513
Other student loans
80
4%
$743,534
$9,294
Student loan aid
2,031
95%
$5,839,962
$2,875
Total student aid
2,054
96%
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