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Tuition and Financial Aid for UT Knoxville’s Bachelor’s Completion Program

At the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, we’re committed to helping you build a brighter future. Take a moment to review the tuition, financial aid, and scholarship information for the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Programs (BAIP). Together, we can make an informed plan for your continuing education.




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*60 credit hours represent the average number of credits a UT student needs to complete their bachelor’s degree as a transfer student. The total credits required to graduate may vary based on incoming transfer credits.

**The total estimated cost of tuition is based on the current (2023) tuition rate. The cost of attendance does not include additional university fees. Tuition is subject to change each year as approved by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. You can find more details at One Stop Student Services.

The Cost Benefits to Completing Your Bachelor’s Online

Did you know you can save money on earning your bachelor’s degree when you enroll in our online program at UT Knoxville? In addition to avoiding the major cost of relocating, you won’t be responsible for the same university fees as on-campus students. We also offer a lower out-of-state tuition rate to those completing their degrees virtually. While pursuing your BAIP from UT, you can:

The majority of UT students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to help cover the cost of tuition. Visit One Stop Student Services to learn more about the FAFSA, review deadlines, and start the application.

Unlike loans, scholarships are financial awards to help cover the cost of tuition that students do not need to repay. Each year, UT offers a variety of merit-based scholarships. Discover our current scholarship offerings, upcoming deadlines, and best practices.

Some companies offer full or partial sponsorship for employees pursuing their degrees. Others may provide education grants or scholarships as a part of their compensation packages. Talk to your employer’s human resources department to see what benefits may be available.

Veterans may be eligible for educational benefits through numerous GI Bill® programs. Eligibility is determined solely by Veterans Affairs. For more details about this and other military benefits specific to UT, visit our Veterans Success Center.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the in-state tuition rate per credit hour is $75 less than the out-of-state rate. However, please note that online students pay a lower out-of-state tuition rate than their on-campus counterparts.

Bachelor’s degree holders earn an annual median salary that is over 42 percent more than associate’s degree holders.1 In addition, consider that online students save on relocation, campus-related, and caregiving expenses. Those who work part or full time while completing their degree can mitigate—or altogether avoid—the cost of lost wages.

Application waivers are available on a case-by-case basis. Applicants seeking a waiver  should fill out the fee waiver form and email it to UT Knoxville’s Undergraduate Admissions office.

 1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023

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