The University of Tennessee-Martin (UT Martin)

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UT Martin can be found in Martin, TN, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 8,000 students enrolled each year at UT Martin.

Many of the students accepted into this school have scored in the range of 21 to 26 on the ACT. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the UT Martin average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.38 for accepted students. An estimated 60% of all students which applied were admitted at UT Martin, and from those that were granted acceptance about 20% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UT Martin Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for The University of Tennessee-Martin was reported as 64.5% in Fall 2020 with over 9,160 applications submitted to The University of Tennessee-Martin. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UT Martin ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • UT Martin Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into The University of Tennessee-Martin?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of UT Martin is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for The University of Tennessee-Martin has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 66.7%
  • 2017-2018: 61.5%
  • 2018-2019: 68.9%
  • 2019-2020: 64.5%
  • Projected UT Martin Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 60.9%

How Does UT Martin Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for The University of Tennessee-Martin is fourteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bethel University90.3%
Murray State University82.4%
Union University52.7%
Freed-Hardeman University88.5%
Rhodes College44.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UT Martin (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math19 - 25
Composite Score21 - 26
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