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Admissions Application Process


Apply for admission to one of the UTSI graduate programs by completing the On-Line UT Graduate School Application (select UT Space Institute or UTSI Off-Campus Enrollment).

  • $60 application fee must accompany application
  • Official transcripts from each college/university attended
  • GRE general test report (copy will suffice) for all applicants
  • Official IELTS report from the British Council or
  • TOEFL report from Educational Testing Service (ETS).

For international students, please refer to the International Student Admission Guide. For admission deadlines refer to the following link

If Internet access is limited please, contact the Admissions office by email or toll-free (888) 822-8874 ext 37213 to request an application/information packet by mail. Supporting documentation such as transcripts or test
scores may be copies and can be uploaded to your application during the online process at the time of submission.

Please request that all official transcripts and test scores be sent to college code 1843 as soon as possible after applying to complete the admission process. If you prefer to mail your documents, send to the address below attention of:

Dee Merriman
Admissions Office, MS-01
The University of Tennessee Space Institute
411 B.H. Goethert Parkway
Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388-9700


If you would also like to apply for a research assistantship or fellowship please submit:

For U.S. citizens and permanent residents, there are no application deadlines for admission or financial aid. However, early application will greatly increase the possibility of receiving financial support.

For international students, please refer to the International Student Admission deadlines.

If you have questions about the application process, contact the Admissions office at or toll-free (888) 822-8874 ext. 37213.

Contact Us

Dee Merriman
Director, Administrative and Student Affairs
Toll Free
1-888-822-UTSI, Ext. 37213

Clara Ferguson
Administrative Coordinator I