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Math and Science Center University of Tennessee

  • Math and Science Center University of Tennessee
  • 1914 Andy Holt Avenue
    25 HPER Building
  • Knoxville, TN 37705
  • Leigh Elkins
  • Project Director
  • (865) 974-4466

Program Description

The Math and Science Center (MSC) is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of participating students who are low income and potential first generation college students. The goal of the program is to help these students recognize and develop their potential to excel in these subjects, to encourage them to pursue postsecondary degrees in related disciplines, and, ultimately, to obtain careers in the many professional fields of math and science.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 71
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Carson-Newman University
  • East Tennessee State University
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
  • Walters State Community College