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Change in Policy for Graduation Application Fees

I just received this information from the Graduate School:

“Effective beginning Fall 2012, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville has changed the policy on charges for graduate level graduation applications. The graduation application fee is non-refundable and will be charged for each term in which an application for graduation is submitted for the degree. If a graduation application is cancelled because a student will not graduate in a term, then the student must apply for graduation in a new term and pay the fee again. This change in policy applies only to the following graduate degrees:

Doctoral Degrees – $75.00
Specialist in Education Degrees – $45.00
Master’s Degrees – $30.00

Thanks for your attention to this information. If you have questions about this policy, please contact Kay Reed, Assistant Dean, at

The Graduate School