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Freed-Hardeman University Admission Requirements

Henderson, Tennessee

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Chances of getting into Freed Hardeman University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
88.5%
Admission Difficulty for Freed Hardeman University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Freed-Hardeman University and can I get accepted? The school has a 88% acceptance rate ranking it #36 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 835 out of 944 applicants were admitted making Freed Hardeman University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. Freed Hardeman University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Freed-Hardeman University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for Freed Hardeman University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Freed Hardeman University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1130

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Freed Hardeman University?

Freed Hardeman University typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Freed Hardeman University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >93%
1130 to 1230 Avg + 88%-93%
1030 to 1130 Avg - 81%-88%
930 to 1030 Reach 72%-81%
Less than 930 Low <72%
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Freed-Hardeman University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
95%
ACT Scores for Freed Hardeman University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Freed Hardeman University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 31
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Freed-Hardeman University?

Admission data indicates that Freed-Hardeman University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Freed Hardeman University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Freed Hardeman University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >93%
24 to 28 Avg + 88%-93%
21 to 24 Avg - 82%-88%
18 to 21 Reach 75%-82%
Less than 18 Low <75%
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Freed-Hardeman University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.53
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Freed Hardeman University?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Freed-Hardeman University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Freed Hardeman University was 3.53 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #10 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.53 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Freed-Hardeman University accepts 88% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Freed Hardeman University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 46% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 10% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 10% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

54% of Freed Hardeman University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Freed Hardeman University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 33%
Top 25% of class 54%
Top 50% of class 82%
Bottom 50% of class 18%
Bottom 25% of class 4%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Freed Hardeman University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 587 357 944
Accepted 500 335 835
Acceptance Rate 85% 94% 88%
Enrolled 177 150 327
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 35% 45% 39%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Freed Hardeman University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Freed Hardeman University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Freed Hardeman University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=220215 IPEDS survey data for Freed Hardeman University.

FAQs

Does Freed Hardeman University prefer SAT or ACT?

8% of students submit their SAT scores to Freed-Hardeman University. 95% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Freed Hardeman University?

88% of those who apply are granted admission to Freed-Hardeman University. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Freed Hardeman University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1230. 8% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Freed Hardeman University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 28. 95% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.