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Can I get into The University of Tennessee? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 13,032 out of 17,081 applicants or 76% were admitted making The University of Tennessee an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. The University of Tennessee typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||33%||40%||36%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of Tennessee and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that The University of Tennessee regularly accepts students with ACTs of 24 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Tennessee.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1035. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1225 out of 1600. 18 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>84%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||76%-84%|
|24 to 27||Avg -||65%-76%|
|21 to 24||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 21||Low||<52%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1320 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1225 to 1320||Avg +||76%-84%|
|1130 to 1225||Avg -||65%-76%|
|1035 to 1130||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 1035||Low||<52%|
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into The University of Tennessee. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Tennessee was 3.85 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.85 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as The University of Tennessee accepts 76% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||14%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||8%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||5%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Dec 1, 2016.
What are the requirements for admission to The University of Tennessee and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221759 IPEDS survey data for The University of Tennessee.