UT Martin continues top-tier ranking
Posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 11:30 am
The Messenger 09.21.11
The University of Tennessee at Martin continued its top-tier ranking for master’s level public universities in the South in the 2012 edition of America’s Best Colleges compiled by U.S.News & World Report.
The rankings, released last week, rate colleges and universities using information gathered from various sources.
UT Martin tied for 49th place among southern universities granting bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
Colleges are ranked against their peers using information submitted in a survey completed by the institutions and other sources. Categories used to determine the rankings and to measure academic quality include peer assessment, average freshman retention and graduation rates, and faculty and financial resources.
In August, UT Martin was named as one of 135 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Southeast” section of its website feature, “2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”
The university has been named to the “Best in the Southeast” listing for nine consecutive years.
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