The University Of Tennessee Martin

The University Of Tennessee Martin

The University of Tennessee at Martin, also known as UT Martin or UTM, is located in Martin, Tennessee, United States. It is the main campus under the University of Tennessee system. UTM is the only public, four-year university in West Tennessee outside Memphis. It was established as the Hall-Moody Institute in 1900. It received its present name in 1969. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. UTM is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
  • College of Business and Public Affairs
  • College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • College of Engineering and Natural Sciences
  • College of Humanities and Fine Arts

UTM's athletic teams participate in the Ohio Valley Conference. Their official mascot is known as the Skyhawks.

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The University of Tennessee-Martin
University Street
Martin , TN 38238-5021
General Phone: (731) 881-7000

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UT Martin Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts300French language, Spanish language, English, interdisciplinary studies, international relations, political science, sociology, history
Business and Management255business management, accounting, managerial economics, MIS, marketing
Education and Teaching113educational administration, special ed, school counseling, teacher ed, business teaching, English teaching, math teaching, biology teaching, French language teaching, ...
Agricultural Science and Management67agriculture, agricultural management
Nursing and Emergency Medicine58registered nursing
Family and Social Work57family and consumer science, social work
Science56biology, chemistry, geology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy46health and physical education
Media40communication studies
Security and Law Enforcement26criminal justice and administration
Conservation and Resource Management24natural resources management
Therapy and Counseling20psychology
Art Studies19visual and performing arts
Computer Science and Engineering14computer science
Music8music, various music studies
Religion and Philosophy4philosophy
Medicine3health professions

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree99842
Master's degree1407

UT Martin Student Body

In 2007-2008, UT Martin had a total enrollment of 7,171 students (6,390 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 43%
Women 57%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 92%
Graduate 8%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 82%
Black 14%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 27%
20-21 25%
22-24 17%
25-29 8%
30-34 4%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)2%

UT Martin Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 71 %
Part-Time 53 %

UT Martin Room and Board (2007)

UT Martin offers campus housing for 2,376 of its 6,390 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

UT Martin Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal2025
ACT Math1824
ACT Composite2025

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT88%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

UT Martin Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,255
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,897
Room and board $ 4,606
Room charge $ 2,220
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,500
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 3,380

Financial Aid:
UT Martin participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 353100)

UT Martin Faculty

UT Martin has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track4840
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3225

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year13$95,2535$80,551
Associate professorcalendar year5$67,0533$75,311
Assistant professorcalendar year2*1*
Instructorcalendar year2*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year22$81,77210$73,205

*: 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 year40$73,51516$65,797
Associate professoracademic year17$54,72314$52,361
Assistant professoracademic year40$53,29144$53,197
Instructoracademic year10$46,65711$43,270
Lectureracademic year20$40,37122$39,298
No academic rankacademic year0*2*
All faculty totalacademic year127$57,295109$50,711

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

UT Martin Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Ohio Valley Conference
Basketball Ohio Valley Conference
Baseball Ohio Valley Conference
Track Ohio Valley Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports2179100

UT Martin Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agriculture, General

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources Management and Policy

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other

Engineering, General

Family And Social Work
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Social Work

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Music, General
Music, Other

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Religion And Philosophy

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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