First Time Freshmen

Office of Undergraduate Admission

The University of Tennessee

at Martin

554 University Street

Martin, TN 38238

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Ph:

(731) 881-7020

Em:

Judy Rayburn, Director


First Time Freshmen

Effective For Fall 2014 First Time Freshman (Regular Admission)

Graduates from high schools with state accreditation may enter the university by meeting one of the following criteria:

  • a composite score of 21 or above on the American College Test (ACT) or 990 SAT and a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.7 or above on a 4.0 scale, OR
  • a composite score of 19 or above on the ACT or 910 SAT and a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.

Graduates from high schools without state accreditation must meet one of the following criteria:

  • a composite score of 21 or above on the American College Test (ACT) or 990 SAT and a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.85 or above on a 4.0 scale, OR
  • a minimum score of 500 on the GED.

An applicant 18 years of age or older who has not graduated from high school may be admitted to the university upon passing the GED with a score of 500 or above. The applicant's high school class must have graduated. Students must request their official test results be sent to UT Martin in addition to a transcript of any high school work completed. A student entering on the basis of a GED will be assessed and placed in the appropriate course(s) relative to his or her needs to include high school unit requirements.

 

An ACT score is not required if the applicant has been out of high school three years or longer. See Non-Traditional Adult Admission.

 

The following high school courses are required for anyone who graduated from high school in 1993 or later. Applicants from high schools which did not offer the course(s) needed to fulfill one or more of the entrance requirements may be admitted but must remove any deficiencies beginning with the first semester enrolled and each succeeding semester until all deficiencies are removed. All deficiencies must be removed during the first two academic years of study or 60 semester hours, whichever comes first. Applicants who graduated from high school three years ago or more are exempted.

See Non-Traditional Adult admission.

  • English: 4 units
  • Algebra: 2 units
  • Advanced Math: 1 unit of geometry, trigonometry, calculus or advanced mathematics
  • Natural/Physical Science: 2 units; 1 must be a course in biology, chemistry or physics
  • U.S. History: 1 unit
  • Social Studies: 1 unit of world history, European history, or world geography (may be fulfilled by completing 2 one-half unit courses)
  • Foreign Language: 2 units in the same language
  • Visual/Performing Arts:1 unit of theater arts, visual arts, music theory, music history, vocal music, instrumental music or art history.

The following high school courses are required for class of 2013 graduates

  • English: 4 units
  • Algebra: 2 units
  • Advanced Math: 2 unit of geometry, trigonometry, calculus or advanced mathematics
  • Natural/Physical Science: 3 units; 1 must be a course in biology, chemistry or physics
  • U.S. History: 1 unit
  • Social Studies: 1 unit of world history, European history, or world geography (may be fulfilled by completing 2 one-half unit courses)
  • Foreign Language: 2 units in the same language
  • Visual/Performing Arts:1 unit of theater arts, visual arts, music theory, music history, vocal music, instrumental music or art history

If you have questions or requests, call us at 731-881-7020 or e-mail us at admitme@utm.edu.

Conditional Admission

If you do not meet all of the regular admission requirements listed but have completed the 14 high school unit requirements, please contact the Office of Admissions for details about your eligibility for admission at 731-881-7020 or by e-mail at admitme@utm.edu.

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