The University of Tennessee is a large state university with an extensive graduate program. Of the 25,000 students enrolled on the Knoxville campus, approximately 6,000 are graduate students in the more than 120 fields that offer advanced degrees. The various libraries’ resources are available to graduate students along with special privileges including a computer lab set aside only for graduate student use, viewing room reservation in the Media Center, and research consultation with a subject specialist among other amenities. Equally important is the financial support UT provides for its graduate students, with around 1900 full- and part-time assistantships available. The campus offers a multitude of other rich, invigorating, and intellectually challenging opportunities to augment your graduate experience. Arrange a visit to the campus and gather more information about UT’s graduate program from Graduate Student Services.
Biology Graduate Programs
The Division offers both the M.S. and Ph.D in three programs. For more information about specific graduate programs, please choose one of the programs below:
- Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology
- Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
- UT-ORNL Graduate School for Genome Science and Technology (GST)
For more information about graduate study at UT, please visit the Graduate School webpage.
For information about fellowships for underrepresented groups in the STEM, contact the Program for Excellence and Equity in Research (PEER)