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Academic Common Market

UT is a member of the Academic Common Market, which enables out-of-state students to pursue college degrees at discounted, in-state tuition rates. The Tickle College of Engineering offers several programs approved to participate in the program.

Information updated June 2022. View and search the complete list of ACM programs.

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Aerospace Engineering

Uses the basic sciences and mathematics to develop a foundation for the design, development, production, testing, and applied research associated with aerospace vehicles. These vehicles include aircraft, spacecraft, and missiles. Auxiliary and propulsion systems are also an integral part of this major and include guidance, control, environmental, ramjet, rocket, turbo-jet, and piston engine systems. Emphasis in the senior year is directed toward these topics, and the program culminates in a major aerospace design project.

Eligible States: Arkansas, Delaware, and Louisiana

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Biomedical Engineering

Connects engineering to medicine through the design, development, and manufacturing of devices that enhance human diagnosis, treatment, and general health. The program prepares students for careers in a variety of healthcare-related professions, including medical device manufacturers and regulatory governmental agencies.

Eligible States: Arkansas, Georgia

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Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science

The design and development of processes involving natural systems to enhance resource use and production of foods, biofuels, and other biobased products while maximizing sustainability and minimizing environmental impact, all through application of a broad-based expertise in biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering sciences.

Eligible States: Georgia and Maryland

Student working in the SMRC lab with scintillators

Materials Science and Engineering

Connects engineering to medicine through the design, development, and manufacturing of devices that enhance human diagnosis, treatment, and general health. The program prepares students for careers in a variety of healthcare-related professions, including medical device manufacturers and regulatory governmental agencies.

Eligible States: Arkansas, Delaware, Louisiana, South Carolina, and West Virginia

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Nuclear Engineering

Focuses on the application of subatomic processes for the benefit of both humanity and the environment. This includes nuclear system design, analysis, and sustainability; reactor safety and security; and other aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle. Radiological engineering involves the design and safe use of radiation for applications in industry, government, and medicine.

Eligible States: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Virginia, and West Virginia