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Jackson, Tennessee

Lane College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Lane College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
48.5%
Admission Difficulty for Lane College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Lane College and can I get accepted? The school has a 48% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,955 out of 6,097 applicants were admitted making Lane College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Lane College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

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Lane College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Lane College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Lane College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

Lane College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
14-17 
Applicants Submitting ACT
100%
ACT Scores for Lane College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 11
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 14
ACT Scores for Lane College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 16
ACT Math 75th 16
ACT Composite 75th 17
Average ACT Score 15

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Lane College?

Admission data indicates that Lane College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 14 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 87 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 17 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #38 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 100 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lane College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Lane College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
17 and Above Good >65%
15 to 17 Avg + 48%-65%
14 to 15 Avg - 39%-48%
13 to 14 Reach 31%-39%
Less than 13 Low <31%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.8
Typical High School Grades
B-

You can get into Lane College with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lane College was 2.8 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #37 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Lane College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Lane College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 1% Good
3.50 to 3.75 2% Good
3.25 to 3.50 3% Good
3.00 to 3.25 6% Good
2.75 to 3.00 27% Good
2.50 to 2.75 41% Avg +
2.25 to 2.50 20% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

61% of Lane College freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Lane College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 3%
Top 25% of class 12%
Top 50% of class 39%
Bottom 50% of class 61%
Bottom 25% of class 23%

Admission Statistics

Lane College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,614 2,483 6,097
Accepted 1,842 1,113 2,955
Acceptance Rate 51% 45% 48%
Enrolled 180 235 415
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 21% 14%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
319

Applicants have 319 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Lane College before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 5 Oct 18
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Lane College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Lane College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Lane College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=220598 IPEDS survey data for Lane College.