The University of Tennessee-Martin

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,378
2022 Average Net Price
$12,619
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.25%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
88.4%
5,502 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
6,868
65.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
52.6%
491 Graduates

About

The University of Tennessee-Martin is a higher education institution located in Weakley County, TN. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at The University of Tennessee-Martin were General Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees awarded), General Health & Physical Education (100 degrees), and Teacher Education (59 degrees).

In 2022, 1,374 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Tennessee-Martin. 62.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,135 degrees), 7.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (146 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee-Martin is $8,378, which is $−15,618 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee-Martin is $8,378, which is $−15,618 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,619.

In 2022, 92% of undergraduate students attending The University of Tennessee-Martin received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 36% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,378
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee-Martin was $8,378. The cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee-Martin is $−15,618 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$12,619
2022 Value
8.35%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 The University of Tennessee-Martin had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,619. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of The University of Tennessee-Martin grew by 8.35%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,682
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Tennessee-Martin was of $7,682 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 6.73% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.14% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
36%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at The University of Tennessee-Martin received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.1% with respect to 2021, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.25%
2019 Default Rate
36
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Tennessee-Martin was 2.25%, which represents 36 out of the 1603 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The University of Tennessee-Martin received 5,502 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 36.8% annual growth. Out of those 5,502 applicants, 4,866 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 88.4% acceptance rate.

There were 6,868 students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Martin in 2022. 2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Tennessee-Martin has an overall enrollment yield of 22.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

88.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
4,866
Accepted Out of 5,502

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Tennessee-Martin was 88.4% (4,866 admissions from 5,502 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 75.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 36.8%, while admissions declined by −25.6%..

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SAT Scores

2%
Submission Percentage (2022)
19
Scores Submitted (2022)

2% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Tennessee-Martin in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Tennessee-Martin had a total enrollment of 6,868 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Martin is 4,519 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,349. This means that 65.8% of students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Martin are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Tennessee-Martin, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.5% White, 12.9% Black or African American, 4.22% Hispanic or Latino, 3.29% Two or More Races, 1.08% Asian, 0.248% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0291% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Martin in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.4%), followed by White Male (29.1%) and Black or African American Female (7.75%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (54.9%), followed by White Male (23.2%) and Black or African American Female (11%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Martin in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,868 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Martin is 4,519 and the part-time enrollment is 2,349. This means that 65.8% of students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Martin are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The University of Tennessee-Martin was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), The University of Tennessee-Martin had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    5,326 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    885 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    290 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at The University of Tennessee-Martin is 77.5% White, 12.9% Black or African American, 4.22% Hispanic or Latino, 3.29% Two or More Races, 1.08% Asian, 0.248% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0291% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4 students (0.0582%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 334 more women than men received degrees from The University of Tennessee-Martin. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The University of Tennessee-Martin is white (1,135 degrees awarded). There were 7.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (146 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Tennessee-Martin is General Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees awarded), followed by General Health & Physical Education (100 degrees) and Teacher Education (59 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Tennessee-Martin, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (100 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees), and Education (233 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,766,919 people), Accountants & auditors (1,056,722 people), Other managers (784,483 people), Secondary school teachers (534,206 people), and Financial managers (510,429 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Martin in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (100 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees), Education (233 degrees), Human Sciences (22 degrees), and Business (289 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Financial examiners, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (100 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees), Education (233 degrees), Human Sciences (22 degrees), and Business (289 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Elementary & secondary schools (3,259,549 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (579,103 people), Computer Systems Design (560,079 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (532,733 people), and Banking & related activities (509,553 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (100 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees), Education (233 degrees), Human Sciences (22 degrees), and Business (289 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The University of Tennessee-Martin.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 150 degrees awarded
  2. 100 degrees awarded
  3. 59 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Tennessee-Martin was General Interdisciplinary Studies with 150 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

520
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
854
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 520 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Martin, which is 0.609 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (854).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 91 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Martin in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.15 times more than the 79 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 127 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Martin in Teacher Education, which is 5.29 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%
100% Completion Time
54%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 35% of students graduating from The University of Tennessee-Martin completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (68.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at The University of Tennessee-Martin is Female and Hispanic or Latino (68.8% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,135 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    146 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Tennessee-Martin is white (1,135 degrees awarded). There were 7.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (146 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    685 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    450 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    100 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The University of Tennessee-Martin is white female (685 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (450 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Tennessee-Martin has an endowment valued at nearly $51.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−3.01%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, The University of Tennessee-Martin had a total salary expenditure of 122M. The University of Tennessee-Martin employs 103 Professors, 71 Lecturers and 52 Associate professors. Most academics at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Male Professor (71), Female Lecturer (41), and Female Professor (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Martin are: Office and Administrative Support, with 115 employees, Management, with 88 employees, and Service with 82 employees.

Endowment

$51.9M
2022 Endowment
1.7%
growth from 2021

The University of Tennessee-Martin has an endowment valued at about $51.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Tennessee-Martin grew 1.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.31M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$56M
2022 Salaries
3.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, The University of Tennessee-Martin paid a median of $56M in salaries, which represents 45.9% of their overall expenditure ($122M) and a 3.7% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$20.6M
Instructional Salaries
281
Number of Employees

In 2022, The University of Tennessee-Martin paid a total of $20.6M to 281 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
103 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
115 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Martin were Professor with 103 employees, Lecturer with 71 employees, and Associate professor with 52 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Martin were Office and Administrative Support with 115 employees, Management with 88 employees, and Service with 82 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Martin was Male Professor with 71 employees, Female Lecturer with 41 employees, and Female Professor with 32 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at The University of Tennessee-Martin.

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