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 6,800 students represent 40 states and 19 countries, with 95% in undergraduate programs and 5% pursing graduate degrees.
  • UT Martin returned a record number of the 2014 freshmen class with a 74.5% retention rate.
  • UT Martin has the highest graduation rate of any public university in West Tennessee with 57% of students receiving degrees.
  • Ninety-five percent of UT Martin graduates are currently employed or participating in advanced programs.
  • Faculty
  • More than 81% of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field.
  • More than 83% of classes have fewer than 30 students (fall 2014).
  • Costs per Semester
  • Tuition (in-state): $3,459
  • Fees: $704
  • Housing (Ellington/Browning Resident Halls): $1,390
  • Meals (15-Meal Plan): $1,489
  • Books: $750
  • Total: $7,792
  • Financial Aid
  • Approximately 90% of students receive some form of financial aid.
  • Financial aid includes $18.3 million awarded in grants and $19.8 million awarded in scholarships.
  • Academics
  • 17 undergraduate degrees are available with more than 100 specialized concentrations.
  • Five graduate degrees are offered with 17 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 and computer lab.
  • UT Martin centers are located in Jackson, Parsons, Ripley and 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 (2015).
  • The men’s rodeo team is the 2014 college national champion.
  • Clubs and Organizations
  • Approximately 2,500 students are involved in more than 150 clubs and student organizations.
  • Alumni
  • Almost 80% of UT Martin alumni reside in Tennessee after graduating.
  • More UTM alumni reside in Shelby County (12.6%) than any other Tennessee county, followed by Weakley County at 10.4%.
  • UT Martin alumni live in 92 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 university among southern, master’s level institutions in the 2016 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 13 consecutive years.
  • Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. has listed UT Martin among America’s 100 Best College Buys for 10 consecutive years.
  • UT Martin's online Master of Business Administration degree program has earned national rankings through several sources, including U.S. News & World Report.
  • 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 175 schools in the world to earn the All-Steinway School designation.
  • Nursejournal.org has included the UT Martin nursing program as one of America’s Best Nursing Schools for the Eastern Region for 2015. The UT Martin program is ranked number 31, making it the second-highest ranked program in Tennessee.