Knoxville is a thriving Southern city known for its festivals, great outdoors, diverse music scene, and wide variety of eateries.
Knoxville visitors are typically amazed by all the city has to offer, with its unique blend of mountains, music, art, adventure, culture, and cuisine. And no matter where you are from, no one meets a stranger in Knoxville. Our walkable downtown allows people to explore and discover vibrant murals, local music, historic sites, art museums, parks, greenways, and more. The city is a blend of culture and cuisine served up with genuine hospitality.
Knoxville is conveniently located at the junction of two major interstates, 1-40 and I-75, and downtown Knoxville is less than fifteen minutes away from McGhee Tyson Airport. Our Urban Wilderness boasts more than 1,000 forested acres plus lake and river access. Also, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is just a 45-minute drive from campus.