Quick Facts

"From the founding in 1900 of Hall-Moody Institute, through the establishment in 1927 of UT Junior College, to today’s status as a comprehensive public university, the University of Tennessee at Martin is committed to preparing students for success in the global economy."

Students
  • More than 7,000 students represent 40 states and 19 countries, with 95 percent undergraduate and five percent graduate.
  • Faculty
  • More than 74% of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field.
  • More than 81% of classes have fewer than 30 students.
  • Costs per Semester
  • Tuition (in-state): $3,358
  • Fees: $661
  • Housing (Ellington/Browning Resident Halls: $1,390
  • Meals (15-Meal Plan): $1,436
  • Books: $750
  • Total: $7,588
  • Financial Aid
  • Approximately 90% of students receive some form of financial aid.
  • $18.8 million awarded in grants.
  • $20.1 million awarded in scholarships.
  • 2011 Official 3-year Cohort Default Rate: 13.1%
  • Official Cohort Default Rates are published annually each fall
  • Academics
  • 17 undergraduate degrees with more than 100 specialized concentrations.
  • Four graduate degrees with 15 specialized concentrations.
  • Hundreds of students experience real-world learning annually in internship, clinical and educational placements in business, hospital, school, government and non-profit settings.
  • Safety
  • UT Martin is among the safest four-year public college campuses in Tennessee.
  • Facilities
  • Campus facilities include 48 building on a 250-acre main campus and 680 acres of teaching and research lands.
  • Facility highlights include three traditional residence halls; two apartment-style complexes; a 96,000-square-foot Student Recreation Center; the Paul Meek Library that houses a half-million volumes, a computer lab and Captain’s Coffee; the Boling University Center with upgraded Sodexo Skyhawk Dining Hall, food court, remodeled Barnes & Noble College Bookstore, recreation room and computer lab.
  • UT Martin centers are located in Jackson, Parsons, Ripley and McNairy County/Selmer.
  • Intercollegiate Athletics
  • UT Martin is a member of NCAA Division I, the Ohio Valley Conference and the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association.
  • The Skyhawks have won recent regular-season championships in soccer (2013) and women’s basketball (2014).
  • The men’s rodeo team is the 2014 college national champion.
  • Clubs and Organizations
  • Approximately 2,500 students are involved in approximately 180 clubs and student organizations.
  • Alumni
  • Three of four UT Martin alums reside in Tennessee after graduating.
  • More UTM alums reside in Shelby County (13.4 percent) than any other Tennessee county, followed by Weakley County at 10.3 percent.
  • UT Martin alumni live in 94 of the 95 Tennessee counties.
  • Good Works
  • Many students are involved in community and academic service learning, contributing thousands of volunteer hours.
  • Rankings and Accolades
  • The university is listed as a top-tier university among southern, master’s level institutions in the 2015 edition of America’s Best Colleges compiled by U.S.News & World Report.
  • The Princeton Review has named UT Martin a “Best College in the Southeast” for 12 consecutive years and among the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities for 2014.
  • Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. has listed UT Martin among America’s 100 Best College Buys for nine consecutive years.
  • UT Martin’s Online Master of Science in Education with a major in counseling was named among the best in the nation for 2014 by Best Online Colleges.
  • UT Martin students’ satisfaction with their entire educational experience ranked first in the latest survey information among Tennessee public universities.
  • The university ranked first among public Tennessee institutions for percentage of success as part of the Complete College Tennessee Act.
  • UT Martin is one of more than 160 schools in the world to earn the All-Steinway School designation.