Academic journal article Education

The University of Tennessee at Martin

Academic journal article Education

The University of Tennessee at Martin

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The University of Tennessee at Martin is a primary campus in the University of Tennessee system and is the only public university in West Tennessee outside Memphis. Located in a community of approximately 9,000 residents. UT Martin is known for providing a quality undergraduate education in a traditional college atmosphere.

The campus has a registered botanical garden and has received the Professional Grounds Management Society's Grand Award for school and university grounds. UT Martin is located in the state's safest college town and the sixth safest in the nation according to the 1994 book Crime at College: The Student Guide to Personal Safety.

With more than 6,000 students, the 250-acre campus provides a natural learning environment in a user-friendly setting. Campus facilities include 46 academic and support buildings, and the university's residence halls house more than half the student body. A 680-acre agriculture research station located next to the campus serves as a research unit for the University of Tennessee Agricultural Experiment Station.

UT Martin offers degree programs in more than 80 fields through five schools-Agriculture and Human Environment. Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Engineering-and in a Division of Fine and Performing Arts. Master's degrees are offered in business administration, education and human environmental sciences. The International Program, with one of the region's best Intensive English programs, attracts students from around the world. All academic programs eligible for accreditation are presently accredited. The university's academic programs prepare students for success outside the classroom. …

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