Online Undergraduate Admissions

How to Apply as an Undergraduate Online Student

Take a look at our undergraduate admissions process and how to apply for an online undergraduate degree program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. While our application requirements and admissions process may vary based on your specific program, you’re in the right place to get started. 

1. Choose an Online Bachelor’s Degree Program

First, choose the program that fits your career goals and personal learning interests best! We have a growing number of online bachelor’s degree and areas of interest.

2. Complete Your UT Application

  • Create an account
  • Click “Start New Application”
  • You should see 2024 Vols Online pre-populated
  • Click “Create Application”
  • Complete and submit your application, along with the $50 application fee

3. Send Us Your Official Transcripts

You will need to send us all official transcripts from each previous institution you’ve attended (even if it was only one course or dual enrollment.)

Official transcripts can be sent via email to, or by mail to:

The University of Tennessee
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
320 Student Services Building
Knoxville, TN 37996-0230

UT currently offers online bachelor’s degrees in:

Agricultural Leadership, Education, & Communications (ALEC)
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture 

Child & Family Studies: Early Childhood Education Integrated Birth to Kindergarten
Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Sciences (BSHHS)

Information Sciences: Applied Data Analytics & User Experience
Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences (BSIS) 

Interdisciplinary Programs: Cultures & Societies and Public Policy & Administration
Bachelor of Arts (BAIP)

Management: Sales
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)

Nursing, RN to BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Social Work
Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) 

Political Science
Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Online Undergraduate Program Application Deadlines

Spring ‘24 Semester

Summer ‘24 Semester

Apply by: April 15
Confirm Enrollment by: May 15 

Fall ‘24 Semester 

Apply by: July 1
Confirm Enrollment by: August 1

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Information for Readmission

Were you previously enrolled at UT? If you took a break from seeking your degree, a pause from enrollment, or if you graduated, you are considered a readmission applicant. We would love to work with you on your return to the Vols community.

You can find additional information, including application deadlines, on our Readmission page.

Need Undergraduate Applicant Help?

For additional guidance and support, reach out to our transfer admissions team.

Phone: 865-974-1111