The University of Tennessee-Martin

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,818

1.8% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$11,034

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.48%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

61.5%

4,884 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

6,772

74% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

50.2%

647 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 (169 degrees awarded), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (134 degrees), and General Health & Physical Education (107 degrees).

In 2017, 1,335 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Tennessee-Martin. 59% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,062 degrees), 6.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (168 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee-Martin is $7,818, which is $-12,915 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Tennessee-Martin is $7,818, which is $-12,915 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,034.

In 2017, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,818

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee-Martin was $7,818. The cost of tuition at The University of Tennessee-Martin is $-12,915 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$11,034

2017 Value

5.79%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 The University of Tennessee-Martin had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,034. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of The University of Tennessee-Martin grew by 5.79%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,892

Room and Board

$1,400

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Tennessee-Martin was of $6,892 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.232% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at The University of Tennessee-Martin received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 8.75% with respect to 2016, when 80% 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.

8.48%

2016 Default Rate

151

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Tennessee-Martin was 8.48%, which represents 151 out of the 1781 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 4,884 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 37.7% annual growth. Out of those 4,884 applicants, 3,004 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.5% acceptance rate.

There were 6,772 students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Martin in 2017, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Tennessee-Martin has an overall enrollment yield of 35%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

3,004

Accepted Out of 4,884

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Tennessee-Martin was 61.5% (3,004 admissions from 4,884 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 66.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 37.7%, while admissions grew by 27%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Tennessee-Martin has a total enrollment of 6,772 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Martin is 5,012 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,760. This means that 74% 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% White, 13.2% Black or African American, 2.75% Hispanic or Latino, 2.04% Two or More Races, 0.665% Asian, 0.148% 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 majority White Female (45.3%), followed by White Male (32.7%) and Black or African American Female (7.58%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (64.5%), followed by White Male (16.1%) and Black or African American Female (8.06%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Martin, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,772 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Tennessee-Martin is 5,012 and the part-time enrollment is 1,760. This means that 74% of students enrolled at The University of Tennessee-Martin are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

2017 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 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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

    5,352

  2. Black or African American

    891

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    186

The enrolled student population at The University of Tennessee-Martin is 79% White, 13.2% Black or African American, 2.75% Hispanic or Latino, 2.04% Two or More Races, 0.665% Asian, 0.148% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 239 more women than men received degrees from The University of Tennessee-Martin. The majority of degree recipients at The University of Tennessee-Martin are white (1,062 degrees awarded). There were 6.32 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (168 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Tennessee-Martin is General Agriculture (169 degrees awarded), followed by Other Multidisciplinary Studies (134 degrees) and General Health & Physical Education (107 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 (180 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (107 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (134 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 (156,666 people), Other managers (99,115 people), Registered nurses (50,471 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (50,262 people), and Physicians (48,013 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Agriculture (180 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (107 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (134 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (23 degrees), and Human Sciences (40 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, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Agriculture (180 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (107 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (134 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (23 degrees), and Human Sciences (40 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 (275,510 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (165,571 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (133,894 people), Outpatient care centers (65,275 people), and Construction (62,366 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Agriculture (180 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (107 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (134 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (23 degrees), and Human Sciences (40 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. 169 degrees awarded

  2. 134 degrees awarded

  3. 107 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Tennessee-Martin was General Agriculture with 169 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 548

  2. 787

In 2017, 548 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Martin, which is 0.696 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (787).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 82 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Tennessee-Martin in General Agriculture, which is 0.943 times less than the 87 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 87 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Tennessee-Martin in General Agriculture, which is 1.06 times more than the 82 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

46%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 21% 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, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Tennessee-Martin is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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

    1,062 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    168 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Tennessee-Martin is white (1,062 degrees awarded). There were 6.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (168 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

    611 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    451 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    118 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Tennessee-Martin is white female (611 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (451 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Tennessee-Martin has an endowment valued at nearly $37.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.07M (8.09%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, The University of Tennessee-Martin had a total salary expenditure of $119M. The University of Tennessee-Martin employs 79 Professors, 78 Associate professors, and 65 Lecturers. Most academics at The University of Tennessee-Martin are Male Professors (53), Male Associate professors(48), and Female Lecturers (44).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Martin are: Office and Administrative Support, with 117 employees, Service, with 94 employees, and Management with 79 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$37.9M

2017 Endowment

10.5%

growth from 2016

The University of Tennessee-Martin has an endowment valued at about $37.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Tennessee-Martin grew 10.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.8M 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. $1.7M - Federal

  2. $1.71M - State

  3. $31.2k - Local

As of 2017, The University of Tennessee-Martin received $1.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.71M from state grants and contracts, and $31.2k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$49.9M

2017 Salaries

0.0114%

decline from 2016

In 2017, The University of Tennessee-Martin paid a median of $49.9M in salaries, which represents 42% of their overall expenditure ($119M) and a 0.0114% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.36% growth from 2015 and a 0.716% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.8M

Instructional Salaries

285

Number of Employees

In 2017, The University of Tennessee-Martin paid a total of $18.8M to 285 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

79 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

117 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Martin were Professor with 79 employees; Associate professor with 78 employees; and Associate professor with 65 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Martin were Office and Administrative Support with 117 employees; Service with 94 employees; and Management with 79 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Tennessee-Martin was Male Professor with 53 employees, Male Associate professor with 48 employees, and Female Lecturer with 44 employees.

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