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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
University information
NameUniversity of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Established1886, 1969
TypePublic university
Endowment$77.3 million
ChancellorRoger Brown
Under graduates10526
Post graduates1,364 (graduate, pre-professional, doctoral)
CampusUrban, 102.3 acre (413993.4 m2) (1,947,436 Gross Square Feet)
AthleticsSouthern Conference, NCAA Division I
Colors  Navy and   Old Gold
Athletic nicknameMocs
MascotScrappy the Mocking Bird

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a public university located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The University, often referred to as UTC or simply "Chattanooga" (especially in reference to its collegiate athletics), is one of three universities and two other affiliated institutions in the University of Tennessee System; the others being in Knoxville and Martin.

UTC was founded in 1886 as then-private Chattanooga University, which was renamed in 1889 as U.S. Grant University. In 1907, the university changed its name to University of Chattanooga. In 1969, the university merged with Zion College/Chattanooga City College to form The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga as part of the University of Tennessee System.

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