Conditional I-20 and University Admission

We are so happy you are considering UTM! The Princeton Review has ranked UTM among the Best in the Southeast for the 12th consecutive year! UTM is also listed among America's 100 Best College Buys, one of only three public institutions from Tennessee. This means: a great education for a great value in the beautiful northwest corner of Tennessee!


Students applying for conditional admission for the Tennessee Intensive English Program must submit:

A completed, signed application form - an applicant must be at least 17 years old.

  • A bank letter or other papers of financial support
  • A payment (draft, money order, credit card) for the total fees and deposits (all non-refundable)*

Students applying for undergraduate admission must submit the following:

  • A completed, signed application form.
  • A bank letter or other papers of financial support
  • An official high school transcript and certificate of graduation translated into English.
  • If you are a transfer student, you must also provide official transcripts translated into English from each higher education institute you have attended since your graduation from high school.  Course descriptions from your university are required for evaluation of transfer credits**.
  • Official minimum TOEFL score of 500 (UT Martin’s Institutional paper test only), iBT of 61 (internet-based),  IELTS of 6.0, or successful completion of Level 6 in TIEP is required for all majors.

Students applying for graduate admission to the College of Business must submit the following:

  • A completed, signed application including an accurate chronological outline of all previous education
  • A bank letter or other papers of financial support
  • Official university transcript/s translated into English.  It must include descriptive course titles, credit hours, and final grades.  Minimum overall GPA of 2.50 or senior year GPA of 3.00 on 4.00 scale**.
  • Official minimum TOEFL score of 525, iBT of 71, IELTS of 6.5 or the applicant has earned a bachelor’s degree or higher within the past three years from a university in the USA.
  • Resume
  • Letter of recommendation
  • GMAT 400 (3 years professional experience in addition to GPA) to 450.

Please visit the MBA website for the application and more information

**Students from Africa, China and India must have their transcripts and certificate of graduation be evaluated by WES ( or ECE (


NOTE: It is Tennessee law that all students living on campus have proper immunizations: MMR, Varicella and (if under 21) meningitis. Please read about the immunizations here. Please bring your immunization records translated into English  and this form with you. If you do not have them, you must stay in a hotel at your own expense until these can be managed at the local health department.

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