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The University of Tennessee - Martin Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how The University of Tennessee - Martin ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is The University of Tennessee - Martin Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

The University of Tennessee - Martin was awarded 37 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general agriculture.

Overall Quality

UT Martin landed the #915 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when UT Martin held the #1,018 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 42 colleges in Tennessee, UT Martin is ranked at #20.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UT Martin?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to The University of Tennessee - Martin you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 62%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

UT Martin received ACT scores from 93% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for The University of Tennessee - Martin  ( 20 to 25 )

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The University of Tennessee - Martin Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At The University of Tennessee - Martin, this ratio is 15 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at The University of Tennessee - Martin is 65%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  65 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at The University of Tennessee - Martin

Freshmen Retention Rate

The University of Tennessee - Martin has a freshmen retention rate of 76%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  76 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at UT Martin is 21%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  21 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at UT Martin

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,330 undergraduates at UT Martin with 4,950 being full-time and 1,380 being part-time.

UT Martin Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

UT Martin scored 50.53 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  50.53 out of 100
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How Much Does The University of Tennessee - Martin Cost?

The overall average net price of UT Martin is $10,335. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UT Martin

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,150 $9,504 $12,742 $14,155 $14,308

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UT Martin, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UT Martin, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $6,139 a year. That adds up to $24,556 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UT Martin is 8.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do UT Martin Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from UT Martin make around $36,200 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 9% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of The University of Tennessee - Martin

The University of Tennessee - Martin is a public institution located in Martin, Tennessee. The location of UT Martin is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

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Location of The University of Tennessee - Martin

Contact details for UT Martin are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 554 University Street, Martin, TN 38238
Phone: 731-881-7000

The University of Tennessee - Martin Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 37 majors graduated from The University of Tennessee - Martin. Of these students, 1,176 received undergraduate degrees and 109 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Agriculture 153 $32,800
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 151 $27,100
Teacher Education Grade Specific 107 $34,700
Business Administration & Management 106 $32,400
Health & Physical Education 85 $23,800
Nursing 66 $56,200
Finance & Financial Management 42 $38,300
Marketing 39 $30,700
General Psychology 37 $26,100
Social Work 35 $30,200

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Online Learning at UT Martin

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 2,124 students took at least one online class at The University of Tennessee - Martin. This is an increase from the 1,802 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,124 1,540
2016-2017 1,802 1,172
2015-2016 1,559 1,052
2014-2015 1,420 860
2013-2014 1,258 790

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