The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is again recognized by US News and World Report for its value and highly regarded academic programs, earning high rankings in business, engineering, and nursing in the annual survey published today.

The Supply Chain Management program at UT’s Haslam College of Business continues to be ranked among the top three supply chain programs nationwide. It retains the first rank among universities in the Southeastern Conference.

Overall, UT ranked 53rd among the top public universities in the nation. The university moved up 10 spots in the best value category, surpassing eight other SEC institutions.

“More students than ever are coming to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for our high-quality academic programs and unique volunteer experience,” said Chancellor Donde Plowman. “Programs like the ones recognized today are training the next generation of leaders in some of our country’s most critical and in-demand fields. It’s always meaningful when others recognize your hard work and accomplishments. It has been a historic year at UT, from student enrollment and perseverance to research and donor and state support. There really has never been a better time to volunteer.

UT has achieved high rankings among public institutions in the following categories:

  • Haslam College of Business ranked 26th, up four places from last year. In addition to the top three supply chain rankings, the college rose to 20th in marketing and 26th in accounting.
  • The College of Nursing rose five places to 37th place.
  • Tickle College of Engineering ranked 38th overall and 41st in computer science.

“Our campus offers incredible opportunities for students to study with world-class faculty in a variety of exceptional programs,” said Provost and Senior Vice-Chancellor John Zomchick. “Our faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students develop the knowledge, motivation, skills and confidence to become volunteer leaders for life. We are a destination university for Tennessee residents and students from across the country. »

Messages from the College management

Stephen L. Mangum, Dean and Stokely Foundation Leadership Chair at Haslam College of Business, attributes the ranking to the consistent efforts of faculty and staff to provide students with a top-notch academic experience and meaningful extracurricular enrichment opportunities.

“Haslam College of Business provides exceptional business education and employment opportunities for students who have a passion for business and a willingness to focus on their education and the internship opportunities available to them,” said Mango. “The work of our faculty and staff to provide our undergraduate students with the best education possible is never done, but we are thrilled to see these rankings recognize that mission.”

“We are encouraged that our perception among our peers places us among the top engineering institutions in the nation,” said Matthew Mench, Dean of Tickle College of Engineering and Chair of Dean Wayne T. Davis. “Providing a valuable educational experience that college students, faculty and staff can all be proud of is important to us, and we will continue to make progress by strengthening our programs.”

“The College of Nursing’s BSN program has a long-standing record of excellence,” said Victoria Niederhauser, Dean, and Sara Rosenbalm Croley Endowed Dean’s Chair at the college. “It is gratifying to see the recent US News and World Report rankings. This ranking reflects the hard work of our students, faculty, and staff. This ranking also reflects our commitment to excellence in education through clinical experiences, simulated learning and interactive classroom experiences.

About the US News and World Report rankings

The information presented in the 2023 US News and World Report Rankings and Directory was collected through US News’ annual statistical survey of more than 1,400 establishments on a variety of metrics, including retention rates and graduation rates, Pell Scholarship recipient graduation rates, peer reviews, faculty resources, and alumni donations.


Tyra Haag (865-974-5460, [email protected])