UTM named among nation's best buys
Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2010 11:55 am
The University of Tennessee at Martin is listed for the fifth consecutive year among America’s 100 Best College Buys, a listing compiled by Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc.
“The University of Tennessee at Martin continues to provide educational affordability and high quality in an atmosphere focused on student success,” said Lewis Lindsey Jr., IRE president.
“It offers exactly what every serious college student should seek and expect.”
Dr. Tom Rakes, UT Martin chancellor, said that the university continues to offer students and their families excellent value for their higher education investment.
“We’re working hard to combine exceptional value and quality for students who choose UT Martin,” he said.
“A college education is more important than ever, and I’m pleased that our university is being recognized externally for successfully meeting the higher education needs for this region and beyond.”
The listing in America’s 100 Best College Buys is UT Martin’s third major recognition for the current academic year.
Earlier, UT Martin continued its top-tier ranking for southern master’s institutions in the 2011 edition of America’s Best Colleges, compiled by U.S.News & World Report. Also, The Princeton Review named UT Martin “A Best College in the Southeast” for 2011, the eighth consecutive year for the university to earn this designation.