The University of Tennessee-Martin

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,214
2.01% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$11,673
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.68%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
64.5%
9,158 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
7,280
67.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
47.7%
626 Graduates

About

The University of Tennessee-Martin is a higher education institution located in Weakley County, TN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Tennessee-Martin were General Agriculture (153 degrees awarded), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (151 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (106 degrees).

In 2019, 1,285 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Tennessee-Martin. 59.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,029 degrees), 7.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (140 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee-Martin is $8,214, which is $−13,812 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee-Martin is $8,214, which is $−13,812 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,673.

In 2019, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 43% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,214
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee-Martin was $8,214. The cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee-Martin is $−13,812 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$11,673
2019 Value
8.78%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 The University of Tennessee-Martin had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,673. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of The University of Tennessee-Martin grew by 8.78%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,080
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Tennessee-Martin was of $7,080 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 0.826% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 12% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
43%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at The University of Tennessee-Martin received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.16% with respect to 2018, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
8.68%
2017 Default Rate
147
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Tennessee-Martin was 8.68%, which represents 147 out of the 1694 total borrowers.

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Admissions

The University of Tennessee-Martin received 9,158 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 13.8% annual growth. Out of those 9,158 applicants, 5,906 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.5% acceptance rate.

There were 7,280 students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Martin in 2019, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Tennessee-Martin has an overall enrollment yield of 19.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
5,906
Accepted Out of 9,158

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Tennessee-Martin was 64.5% (5,906 admissions from 9,158 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 68.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 13.8%, while admissions grew by 6.53%.

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SAT Scores

0%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Tennessee-Martin in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Tennessee-Martin has a total enrollment of 7,280 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Martin is 4,904 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,376. This means that 67.4% 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 79.7% White, 12.6% Black or African American, 3.04% Hispanic or Latino, 2.68% Two or More Races, 0.81% Asian, 0.234% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Martin in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.6%), followed by White Male (32.1%) and Black or African American Female (7.74%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (60%), followed by White Male (20%) and Black or African American Female (11.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Martin, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,280 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Martin is 4,904 and the part-time enrollment is 2,376. This means that 67.4% of students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Martin are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2019 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 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), The University of Tennessee-Martin had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,801
  2. Black or African American
    918
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    221

The enrolled student population at The University of Tennessee-Martin is 79.7% White, 12.6% Black or African American, 3.04% Hispanic or Latino, 2.68% Two or More Races, 0.81% Asian, 0.234% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 3 students (0.0412%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 235 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 (1,029 degrees awarded). There were 7.35 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (140 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Tennessee-Martin is General Agriculture (153 degrees awarded), followed by Other Multidisciplinary Studies (151 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (106 degrees).

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 Agriculture (196 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (151 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (85 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,488,581 people), Secondary school teachers (502,131 people), Education administrators (260,609 people), Special education teachers (207,028 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (192,653 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Agriculture (196 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (151 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (85 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (26 degrees), and Education (163 degrees).

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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, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Actuaries, Physicians, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Agriculture (196 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (151 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (85 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (26 degrees), and Education (163 degrees).

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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 (2,765,267 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (290,436 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (224,331 people), Construction (107,085 people), and Child day care services (103,564 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Agriculture (196 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (151 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (85 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (26 degrees), and Education (163 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 153 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 151 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 106 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Tennessee-Martin was General Agriculture with 153 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

525
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
760
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 525 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Martin, which is 0.691 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (760).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 83 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Martin in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.34 times more than the 62 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 103 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Tennessee-Martin in Teacher Education, which is 10.3 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 23% 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, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Tennessee-Martin is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,029 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    140 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Tennessee-Martin is white (1,029 degrees awarded). There were 7.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (140 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    625 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    404 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    79 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Tennessee-Martin is white female (625 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (404 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Tennessee-Martin has an endowment valued at nearly $41.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.67M (4%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, The University of Tennessee-Martin had a total salary expenditure of $119M. The University of Tennessee-Martin employs 82 Professors, 78 Associate professors, and 72 Lecturers. Most academics at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Male Professors (57), Female Lecturers(44), and Male Associate professors (43).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Martin are: Office and Administrative Support, with 113 employees, Service, with 95 employees, and Management with 84 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$41.8M
2019 Endowment
6.19%
growth from 2018

The University of Tennessee-Martin has an endowment valued at about $41.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Tennessee-Martin grew 6.19% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.34M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.53M - Federal
  2. $1.82M - State
  3. $928 - Local

As of 2019, The University of Tennessee-Martin received $1.53M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.82M from state grants and contracts, and $928 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$52.9M
2019 Salaries
1.57%
growth from 2018

In 2019, The University of Tennessee-Martin paid a median of $52.9M in salaries, which represents 44.4% of their overall expenditure ($119M) and a 1.57% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.4% growth from 2017 and a 0.0114% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.5M
Instructional Salaries
285
Number of Employees

In 2019, The University of Tennessee-Martin paid a total of $19.5M to 285 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
82 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
113 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Martin were Professor with 82 employees; Associate professor with 78 employees; and Associate professor with 72 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Martin were Office and Administrative Support with 113 employees; Service with 95 employees; and Management with 84 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Martin was Male Professor with 57 employees, Female Lecturer with 44 employees, and Male Associate professor with 43 employees.

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