The University of Tennessee System is at the forefront of research, education and technology that unites across grand divisions to solve the world’s grand challenges. With a presence in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties, the university serves and supports all citizens statewide.
As a land-grant institution, research is at the heart of our mission to advance businesses, inspire students, and through innovation build a better tomorrow for Tennessee and beyond.
In every corner, every campus and every county across the state, we’re supporting and connecting communities through services, education, research, ongoing outreach and engagement.
Since its beginning, Tennessee 4-H has touched the lives of more than 4 million young people
100% of UT Martin’s 2016 nursing graduates passed the National Council Licensure Exam
UT Extension serves 4.3 million Tennesseans
More than 370,000 alumni worldwide making an impact
The College of Veterinary Medicine treated more than 34,000 animal patients in 2017
The University of Tennessee employs 12,000 people across the state
System-wide, UT has a $9 billion impact on the state
IPS helped create a $1.6 billion economic impact for Tennessee in 2017
IPS trained more than 18,000 government employees, law enforcement officers and industry workers
UT Research Foundation is among the world’s top university producers of patents with 98 filed in 2017 and 17 licensing agreements
Since put into service in 2016, the UT Health Science Center Mobile Stroke Unit in Memphis has responded to 180 calls, transported 91 patients to the hospital and administered a clot-dissolving drug to 17
UT Health Science Center research is developing a strapless CPAP machine for sleep apnea patients
UT Knoxville scientists are working to identify genes that could lessen the severity of malaria