University of Tennessee Budget Office

The System Budget Office directs the development of the annual operating budget, provides information for internal planning and decision-making, and facilitates the reporting requirements of the University.

The university's budget directs available resources to the university's six strategic goals:

  • Student Access
  • Student Success
  • Research Enhancement
  • Outreach
  • Economic Development
  • Globalization

The strategies reflect the University's commitment to serving the broader needs of the state of Tennessee.

FY2015 Quick Facts (Revised Budget)

(Fall 2014)
Total E&G and Auxiliary Revenues $2.06B
Positions 14,975
Capital Maintenance $39.4M
Unrestricted E&G:
E&G Revenues $1.235B
State Appropriations $474.3M
State Appr. as % of Revenues 38.4%
Tuition & Fees $609.3M
Tuition and Fees as % of Revenues 49.3%
Salaries & Benefits $856.5M
Sal. & Ben. as % of Expenditures 64.7%