The University of Tennessee - Martin

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?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

The University of Tennessee - Martin was awarded 96 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is agriculture.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, UT Martin is ranked #1,685 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

UT Martin also holds the #31 spot on the Best Colleges in Tennessee ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UT Martin?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at The University of Tennessee - Martin is a competitive 62%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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

With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1, The University of Tennessee - Martin is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at The University of Tennessee - Martin is 67%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  67 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 75%. 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  75 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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The University of Tennessee - Martin Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,763 undergraduates at UT Martin with 4,754 being full-time and 2,009 being part-time.

How Much Does The University of Tennessee - Martin Cost?

The overall average net price of UT Martin is $10,955. 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 +
$7,524 $9,855 $13,766 $15,103 $15,391

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 8.6%. 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 situated 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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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, 962 received undergraduate degrees and 116 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 138 $32,800
Health & Physical Education 100 $23,800
Teacher Education Grade Specific 72 $34,700
Agricultural Economics & Business 70 NA
Nursing 59 $56,200
Finance & Financial Management 58 $38,300
Business Administration & Management 54 $32,400
General Engineering 37 $52,900
Criminal Justice & Corrections 35 $28,100
Accounting 31 $39,300

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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 2018-2019, 2,147 students took at least one online class at The University of Tennessee - Martin. This is an increase from the 2,124 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 2,147 1,494
2017-2018 2,124 1,540
2016-2017 1,802 1,172
2015-2016 1,559 1,052
2013-2014 1,258 790

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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