UTM earns ‘best value’ designation
Posted: Friday, February 15, 2013 6:00 pm
UTM is one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities, according to The Princeton Review. The Massachusetts-based education services company profiles UTM in its just-published book “The Best Value Colleges: 2013 Edition” and on www.PrincetonReview.com.
UTM joined the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as the only public Tennessee universities listed.
This marks the second year that UTM earned the designation from The Princeton Review.
“Our faculty and staff work hard to ensure our students experience a safe, academically rigorous and socially inviting learning community, offering one of the best collegiate values in the nation,” said Dr. Tom Rakes, UTM chancellor.
Editors at The Princeton Review note, “UT Martin offers financial assistance to students based on need, academic achievement, character and leadership ability. Those with top academic credentials can compete for Honors Programs scholarships, and others who meet established academic criteria are eligible to receive the Tennessee Education Lottery HOPE Scholarship. There is also the respected University Scholars Program for qualified students. The administration is respected, and ‘takes student opinion into account when making campus changes.’”
Published in The WCP 2.14.13
‘best value’ designation