Admissions Requirements and Deadlines

205 Gooch Hall

Martin, TN 38238


(731) 881-7128


(731) 881-7204


Laurie Green,

Coordinator, Education Graduate

Student Services

Admissions Requirements and Deadlines


General Information

Applicants may be admitted as degree seeking (Unconditional, Conditional, or Unclassified) or non-degree into the education graduate programs. Degree-seeking applicants must meet the university requirements listed under Types of Admission, have received licensure to teach (Major in Teaching -- Curriculum and Instruction and Major in Educational Leadership) and must meet the following minimal GRE General scores:

  • GRE Verbal plus GRE Quantitative -- 285 AND
  • GRE Writing -- minimum score of 3.5

Additional requirements for unconditional and conditional admission for education graduate programs appear below.


A. Unconditional Admission

  1. Minimum GRE General scores -- Verbal plus Quantitative 300 AND Writing 3.5 AND
  2. Minimum 2.70 cumulative grade point average.

B. Conditional Admission

  1. Minimum GRE General scores -- Verbal plus Quantitative 285 AND Writing 3.5 AND
  2. Minimum 2.50 cumulative grade point average, or 3.00 SrYr or 3.00 adjusted Sr Yr GPA.

C. Unclassified or Non-Degree Admission

Applicants who do not meet requirements for either unconditional or conditional admission may be eligible for unclassified or non-degree admission. See information on university Types of Admission.

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Application Deadlines

Completed application files (including all documentation required for the admission category and graduate program requested) are due in the Graduate Studies Office 28 days prior to the first day of the semester for which admission is requested. Completed application files submitted by the deadline will be reviewed and a decision on admissibility will be made.

For further admission information, contact

Office of Graduate Studies
University of Tennessee-Martin
Martin, TN 38238
Phone: 731.881.7012

Laurie Green
Coordinator, Education Graduate Student Services
Education Graduate Programs
Martin, TN 38238
Phone 731.881.7128


For GRE Information you may visit their web site at
The GRE is also given on the UT Martin campus through the Student Academic Support Center. To schedule an appointment contact Ms. Suzie Smith at 731.881.7727.


For information on types of admission, what counts for a second master's degree, transient student status, or seniors taking graduate courses, click here.


For further information, please contact the Education Graduate Programs Office at, or use our online request form.

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