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"We engage students, inspire change and enrich community." This is the living vision of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, a public university located on a 321-acre metropolitan campus in Chattanooga, Tennessee. UTC is part of the University of Tennessee System (UT System) and is distinguished as the only university in the System to offer a 100% online MBA program.

UTC was founded in 1886 as then-private Chattanooga University with the motto of "We shall achieve." Today, the University serves almost 12,000 undergrad and graduate students, on-campus and online. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has received national recognition for the strength of its business and engineering programs. Its strong relationships within the region promote numerous partnerships in experiential learning through cooperative education, internships, clinical experiences and applied research projects. UTC was the only public university in Tennessee to be named a 2016 College of Distinction. The accolade, based on rankings in the four categories of Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Community and Successful Outcomes, speaks to UTC's continuing, institution-wide journey to excellence.

Within UTC, the College of Business is a top-ranked, AACSB-accredited school that is committed to providing students with the tools and support they need to be academically prepared and business world ready. UTC College of Business faculty members are experts in their chosen fields and create learning environments that bridge the theoretical and practical pillars of business. The curriculum includes a heavy dose of real-world learning.

The College seeks to meet the evolving needs of business through new program development and our students and faculty are engaged in applied research that impacts the area's business community. The College of Business has approximately 1,800 undergraduate and 200 graduate students and offers eight degree programs, including two masters programs, our online PMBA and two graduate certificates.


Hear from our students and faculty why The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is your number one option.

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS) to award bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; or call 404-679-4500.

AACSB Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 5% of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation.
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