The University of Tennessee-Martin

Martin, TN 38238
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The University of Tennessee-Martin is one of the ten public 4-year colleges in Tennessee. The campus is located in Martin town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 6,772 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,052 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 800 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 76%). Every year 50% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

The University of Tennessee-Martin's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $7,818, and fees were $1,418. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $13,578 and $1,418 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students6,772
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 9 52
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 99%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1951 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/1993 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
ACT20 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $30

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$299/credit
In State Students$299/credit
Out of State Students$539/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$481/credit
In State Students$481/credit
Out of State Students$801/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $13,455 $13,455 $24,255
ADN 70 $20,930 $20,930 $37,730
BSN 125 $37,375 $37,375 $67,375
FNP 50 $24,050 $24,050 $40,050
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of The University of Tennessee-Martin's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 48% $4,545
Other Federal Grant 15% $1,316
State Grant & Scholarships 83% $4,514
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 78% $3,284
Federal Student Loans 52% $6,374
Private Loans 2% $10,210


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,025
$30,001 to $48,000$9,849
$48,001 to $75,000$13,249
$75,001 to $110,000$13,853
Over $110,000$14,147

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Tennessee state board of nursing.
The University of Tennessee-Martin
554 University Street
Martin, TN 38238

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