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Chances of getting into The University of Tennessee Martin

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
65%
Admission Difficulty for The University of Tennessee Martin
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow
How hard is it to get into UT Martin and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at UT Martin is 65%.  It ranks #18 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. UT Martin is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 5,846 out of 9,001 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent (SAT 0/0 ACT 21/26). The University of Tennessee Martin typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.57. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The UT Martin application fee is $30 and applications are due by Aug 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. The University of Tennessee Martin is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

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 2020 starting class
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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 20
ACT Math 25th 18
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 #20 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 2020 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 >78%
23 to 26 Avg + 65%-78%
21 to 23 Avg - 55%-65%
19 to 21 Reach 44%-55%
Less than 19 Low <44%
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UT Martin GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.57
Typical High School Grades
B+

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

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into UT Martin. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Tennessee Martin was 3.57 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #17 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 65% 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
4.0 15.61% Good
3.75 to 3.99 28.59% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 20.96% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 14.25% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 10.16% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 9.07% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 1.36% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0% Reach
less than 1.00 0% Reach

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

79% of The University of Tennessee Martin freshman were in the top half 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 18%
Top 25% of class 44%
Top 50% of class 79%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

The University of Tennessee Martin admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,932 3,069 9,001
Accepted 3,866 1,980 5,846
Acceptance Rate 65% 65% 65%
Enrolled 683 427 1,110
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 22% 19%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
35

Applicants have 35 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to The University of Tennessee Martin is $30.

Application 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 Application 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

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?

65% of those who apply are granted admission to UT Martin. Admission competition is low and the college has average 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.