Martin Methodist College

Martin Methodist College

Martin Methodist College was established in 1870, and named after its benefactor, Thomas Martin. It was initially known as the Martin Female College. MMC received its current name in 1986. It occupies a 55-acre campus in Pulaski, Tennessee.

Martin Methodist College awards Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Science degrees. It also provides secondary teacher certification courses. The academic divisions of the college are:

  • Business Division
  • Education Division
  • Humanities Division
  • Mathematics and Sciences Division
  • Social Sciences Division

The athletics department of Martin Methodist College sponsors teams in baseball, softball, basketball, tennis, golf, bowling, soccer and volleyball. The teams are known as the Red Hawks, and compete in the TranSouth Athletic Conference and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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Contacting Martin Methodist

Martin Methodist College
433 West Madison Street
Pulaski , TN 38478-2799
General Phone: (931) 363-9800

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Martin Methodist Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management22business management, business administration, accounting
Therapy and Counseling21behavioral sciences, psychology, clinical psychology, child psychology, psychology courses
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy18health and physical education, sports and fitness management
Liberal Arts16English, general studies, political science, history
Education and Teaching15elementary school teaching, business teaching, English teaching, physical education teaching, biology teaching, history teaching
Nursing and Emergency Medicine6registered nursing
Religion and Philosophy5philosophy and religious studies, religious education, religious music, pre-ministerial studies, theology and religious vocations
Security and Law Enforcement5criminal justice and administration
Computer Science and Engineering0system administration
Family and Social Work0human services

Number of programs and degrees for Martin Methodist in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree10529
Associate's degree151

Martin Methodist Student Body

In 2007-2008, Martin Methodist had a total enrollment of 924 students (735 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 40%
Women 58%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 12%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 31%
20-21 23%
22-24 16%
25-29 8%
30-34 5%
35-39 5%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)7%

Martin Methodist Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 75 %

Martin Methodist Room and Board (2007)

Martin Methodist offers campus housing for 364 of its 735 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Pulaski, Tennessee for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Tennessee Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Martin Methodist Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal430520
SAT Math410460
ACT Verbal1724
ACT Math1622
ACT Composite1723

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT5%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT95%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Martin Methodist Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,626
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,626
Room and board $ 6,100
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,500

Financial Aid:
Martin Methodist participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 350400)

Martin Methodist Faculty

Martin Methodist has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$55,9770*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$49,3302*
Associate professoracademic year6$47,7124$51,043
Assistant professoracademic year7$40,0155$45,320
Instructoracademic year1*5$40,296
All faculty totalacademic year20$44,91316$46,212

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Martin Methodist Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball TranSouth Athletic Conference
Baseball TranSouth Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports6578143

Martin Methodist Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
System Administration/Administrator

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Political Science and Government, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Religion And Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Developmental and Child Psychology
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other

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What Sets Martin Methodist Apart:

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Top 11%Martin Methodist Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 12%Martin Methodist Number of degree programs
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