International Programs & Admissions


The Tennessee Intensive English Program, TIEP, is located in the quiet, peaceful city of Martin, Tennessee on the beautiful, award-winning campus of the University of Tennessee at Martin. We offer English courses for speakers of other languages, prepare students to enter the University, and conduct special contract programs.


Mission Statement

The primary purpose of the Office of International Programs and International Admissions at the University of Tennessee at Martin is to expand the service capability of our university to international students, adding cultural diversity to our university, enriching our surrounding community, and promoting international education and global understanding.


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Airport Pickup Service

Students will be met at the Memphis International Airport (MEM) and escorted to the University by a staff member if students' arrival in Memphis is before 8:00 pm on the date specified in the acceptance letter.

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TIEP Student Handbook

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