The University of Tennessee was founded in 1794 in Knoxville as Blount College; became East Tennessee College in 1807, East Tennessee University in 1840, and the University of Tennessee in 1879. A land-grant university since 1869. It is located in Knoxville,Tennessee.
Knoxville is a great place to live. The climate is perfect. Knoxville has a great nightlife and is a really peaceful calm community with many options as far as living goes. Job opportunities are aplenty as well.