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UT Martin Admission Requirements

Martin, Tennessee

Chances of getting into The University of Tennessee Martin

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
68.9%
Admission Difficulty for The University of Tennessee Martin
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into UT Martin and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,544 out of 8,047 applicants were admitted making UT Martin a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. The University of Tennessee Martin typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at UT Martin, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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UT Martin SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for The University of Tennessee Martin
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for The University of Tennessee Martin
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

UT Martin ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
95%
ACT Scores for The University of Tennessee Martin
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for The University of Tennessee Martin
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UT Martin?

Admission data indicates that UT Martin regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Tennessee Martin.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The University of Tennessee Martin admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >81%
23 to 26 Avg + 69%-81%
21 to 23 Avg - 59%-69%
19 to 21 Reach 49%-59%
Less than 19 Low <49%
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UT Martin GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.44
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into The University of Tennessee Martin?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UT Martin. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Tennessee Martin was 3.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UT Martin accepts 69% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted The University of Tennessee Martin students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 29% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 15% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

59% of The University of Tennessee Martin freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted The University of Tennessee Martin students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 27%
Top 25% of class 59%
Top 50% of class 87%
Bottom 50% of class 13%
Bottom 25% of class 2%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

The University of Tennessee Martin admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,261 2,786 8,047
Accepted 3,606 1,938 5,544
Acceptance Rate 69% 70% 69%
Enrolled 690 453 1,143
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 23% 21%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The University of Tennessee Martin and what student information is used for admission decisions?

The University of Tennessee Martin Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The University of Tennessee Martin
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
A
Alabama A & M University

Normal, Alabama

A
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Pine Bluff, Arkansas

K
Kentucky State University

Frankfort, Kentucky

W
University of West Alabama

Livingston, Alabama

A
Alabama State University

Montgomery, Alabama

L
Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, Louisiana

G
Grambling State University

Grambling, Louisiana

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221768 IPEDS survey data for The University of Tennessee Martin.

FAQs

Does The University of Tennessee Martin prefer SAT or ACT?

95% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into The University of Tennessee Martin?

69% of those who apply are granted admission to UT Martin. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for The University of Tennessee Martin?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. 95% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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