University of Tennessee--Martin

Students who attend the University of Tennessee at Martin experience high-quality academic programs, excellent facilities and outstanding faculty members. More than 6,700 students enrolled for the 2016 fall semester.UT Martin offers baccalaureate degrees, majors, concentrations and options in more than 100 specialized fields. Academic majors are offered within the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, fine and performing arts, computer science, nursing, agriculture, teacher education, business administration and engineering.Many faculty members are noted among the top educators in Tennessee and the nation by professional organizations and through other recognitions. Many academic majors provide hands-on learning experiences and opportunities for students to pursue. Besides traditional classroom education, UT Martin is also home to UT Martin Online, offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees, including the Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) Degree for working adults, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in management degree and an online agricultural business degree. Programs offered through the Master of Science in Education include counseling, curriculum and instruction, educational leadership and initial licensure.Beyond the main campus, educational outreach teaching centers in Jackson, Parsons, Ripley, Selmer, and Somerville, plus dual-enrollment course offerings to Tennessee high school students, provide broad access to UT Martin academic programs. International Programs, with one of the region's best intensive English programs, attracts students from 21 countries. UT Martin sets a high standard for leadership development and education. The university's WestStar Leadership Program, with 769 alumni, offers extended educational and professional networking opportunities to business, education and government leaders from the 21-county West Tennessee area. The Ned Ray McWherter Institute pairs selected students with faculty mentors to promote individual personal and professional growth before entering the work world. Recognized among the safest public university campuses in Tennessee, the main campus provides a "total collegiate experience" in a traditional university setting. The main campus includes 48 academic and support buildings, including University Village Phase I, a 400-bed campus apartment complex, and University Village Phase II, which features apartment-style housing. The 96,000-square-foot Student Recreation Center, modern bookstore and dining facilities, a new Office of Career Planning and Development, Living Learning Communities, and a new press box and academic space in Hardy M. Graham Stadium that opened in fall 2016 are among the many campus amenities and features. Next to the 250-acre main campus, 680 acres of agricultural land serve as a research and demonstration operation.The university competes in NCAA Division I in both men's and women's athletics and is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference. The women's basketball team won three consecutive outright league titles from 2014 to 2016, the women's tennis team earned a share of the 2016 regular-season championship, and the men's golf team won its first-ever OVC golf championship in 2016. The football team earned its third consecutive Sgt. Alvin C. York Trophy in 2016, which goes to the winner of the quadrangular season series among OVC schools located in Tennessee. The men's basketball team appeared in its second consecutive OVC tournament championship game in 2017. Also, the UT Martin rodeo team, the only collegiate rodeo team in Tennessee, is a member of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. The men's team won the 2014 national college rodeo championship.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1900 N/A Semester N/A University Street, Martin, TN 38238 (731) 881-7000
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55 100.0 Tennessee Martin 119 135