The University of Tennessee at Martin provides high-quality undergraduate and graduate educational programs to West Tennessee and beyond. From the founding in 1900 of Hall-Moody Institute, through the establishment in 1927 of UT Junior College, to today’s status as a comprehensive public university, UT Martin is committed to preparing students for success in the global economy.
The main campus is located in Northwest Tennessee about 125 miles northeast of Memphis, 150 miles northwest of Nashville and 60 miles north of Jackson. Educational Outreach teaching centers in Jackson, Parsons, Ripley, Selmer, and Somerville, and dual-enrollment course offerings in Tennessee high schools, bring UT Martin academic programs to people across West Tennessee. UT Martin is home to UTM Online, online programs for both undergraduate and graduate education.
UT Martin's investment in its faculty and instructional technology is helping to ensure that the university's graduates are prepared to meet the challenges in an international economy. The state-of-the-art Instructional Technology Center, located in the Paul Meek Library, brings instructional technology capacity to all university faculty members.
Outside the classroom, UT Martin students have multiple opportunities for involvement in the university community. More than 100 organizations are available for students to join including academic clubs, honor societies, service groups, student government, fraternities and sororities, and special student associations. The Office of Campus Recreation offers many on- and off-campus recreational opportunities, while the university’s Department of Visual and Theatre Arts offers ongoing cultural events to the region.
About the UT System
The University of Tennessee is comprised of campuses at Knoxville, Chattanooga, Pulaski, and Martin; the Health Science Center at Memphis; the Space Institute at Tullahoma; the statewide Institute of Agriculture and Institute for Public Service.
The UT System has a presence in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties. Through the combined force of education, research and outreach, the University serves students, business and industry, schools, governments, organizations, and citizens statewide.
The University of Tennessee System, through its multiple campuses and institutes, serves the people of Tennessee and beyond through the discovery, communication, and application of knowledge. The System is committed to providing undergraduate, graduate, and professional education programs in a diverse learning environment that prepares students to be leaders in a global society. The UT System’s delivery
of education, discovery, outreach, and public service contributes to the economic, social, and
environmental well-being of all Tennesseans.