Affordable Out-of-State Tuition

UT Martin has reduced out-of-state tuition by 56 percent so that studying with us can be affordable to a wide range of students from diverse backgrounds. Additionally, out-of-state students may qualify for scholarship opportunities designed especially for them.

Explorer Out-of-State Scholarship


*$5,000 per year/$20,000 for four years

  • First-time freshmen must have a 22 ACT and 3.0 high school GPA
  • Transfer students must be regularly admitted with 12+ transfer hours and a 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must be a full-time student and remain in good standing
  • Must live in university housing each semester
  • Must purchase an on-campus meal plan each semester
  • Students can combine the Explorer Scholarship with our academic awards, if eligible


Honors Program Out-of-State Fee Waiver


*Waives out-of-state portion of the tuition (approximate value of $5,760 per year/$23,040 for four years)


  • Students must have been awarded the University Scholars or Chancellor Scholarship to qualify for the waiver
  • Must participate in the University Scholars Program (selective) and maintain a 3.3 GPA or Honors Seminar Program and maintain a 3.2 GPA
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Beginning freshmen only
  • Students who receive the out-of-state tuition waiver are not eligible for the Explorer Scholarship
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