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Lincoln Memorial University Admission Requirements

Harrogate, Tennessee

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Chances of getting into Lincoln Memorial University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
69%
Admission Difficulty for Lincoln Memorial University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Average 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Lincoln Memorial University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Lincoln Memorial University is 69%.  It ranks #23 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Lincoln Memorial University is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,117 out of 1,630 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent (SAT 1000/1220 ACT 19/25). Lincoln Memorial University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.29. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Lincoln Memorial University application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Lincoln Memorial University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Lincoln Memorial University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1000-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT 
10%
SAT Scores for Lincoln Memorial University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Lincoln Memorial University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lincoln Memorial University?

Lincoln Memorial University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. Lincoln Memorial University ranks #13 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 10 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Lincoln Memorial University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1220 and Above Good >81%
1110 to 1220 Avg + 69%-81%
1000 to 1110 Avg - 54%-69%
890 to 1000 Reach 38%-54%
Less than 890 Low <38%
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Lincoln Memorial University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
41%
ACT Scores for Lincoln Memorial University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Lincoln Memorial University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Lincoln Memorial University?

Admission data indicates that Lincoln Memorial University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. 41 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lincoln Memorial University.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Lincoln Memorial University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
25 and Above Good >81%
22 to 25 Avg + 69%-81%
19 to 22 Avg - 54%-69%
16 to 19 Reach 38%-54%
Less than 16 Low <38%
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Lincoln Memorial University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.29
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into Lincoln Memorial University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Lincoln Memorial University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lincoln Memorial University was 3.29 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #34 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Lincoln Memorial University accepts 69% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Lincoln Memorial University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 8.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 18.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 15.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 17.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 16.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 17.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 5.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 2.0% Reach
less than 1.00 2.0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

77% of Lincoln Memorial University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Lincoln Memorial University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 47%
Top 50% of class 77%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Lincoln Memorial University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,160 470 1,630
Accepted 795 322 1,117
Acceptance Rate 69% 69% 69%
Enrolled 145 89 234
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 28% 21%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
244

Applicants have 244 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Lincoln Memorial University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

Lincoln Memorial University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Lincoln Memorial 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=220631 IPEDS survey data for Lincoln Memorial University.

FAQs

Does Lincoln Memorial University prefer SAT or ACT?

10% of students submit their SAT scores to Lincoln Memorial University. 41% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Lincoln Memorial University?

69% of those who apply are granted admission to Lincoln Memorial University. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Lincoln Memorial University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1220. 10% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Lincoln Memorial University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 41% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.