The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga was voted the Best Local University in the 2013 Chattanooga Times Free Press Best of the Best, Chattanooga’s Official People’s Choice Awards. This accolade joins several honors bestowed upon the campus recently.

  • UTC became the only public institution in Tennessee to be named a 2014 College of Distinction. This honor is based on a strong focus on teaching undergraduates, innovative learning experiences, attention to personal development, and outstanding career preparation.
  • UTC is ranked once again in the Top Tier of Southern Regional Universities in U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 college rankings. UTC was ranked 49th among all Southern Regional Universities and was listed 16th among public universities in the same category.
  • In 2013, UTC was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, the highest federal recognition a campus can receive for civic engagement. Of 5,000 public and private schools in the United States, only 100 campuses received this honor.

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