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Lincoln Memorial University Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Lincoln Memorial University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
49.6%
Admission Difficulty for Lincoln Memorial University
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Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Lincoln Memorial University and can I get accepted? The school has a 50% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 768 out of 1,549 applicants were admitted making Lincoln Memorial University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. Lincoln Memorial University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Lincoln Memorial University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lincoln Memorial University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
10%
SAT Scores for Lincoln Memorial University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Lincoln Memorial University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1100

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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 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #18 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 10 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Lincoln Memorial University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >63%
1100 to 1210 Avg + 50%-63%
990 to 1100 Avg - 37%-50%
880 to 990 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 880 Low <26%
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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 20
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 25
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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 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 >63%
22 to 25 Avg + 50%-63%
19 to 22 Avg - 37%-50%
16 to 19 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 16 Low <26%
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Lincoln Memorial University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.44
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 3.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Lincoln Memorial University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Lincoln Memorial University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 23% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 10% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Lincoln Memorial University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,105 444 1,549
Accepted 527 241 768
Acceptance Rate 48% 54% 50%
Enrolled 157 110 267
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 46% 35%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
18

Applicants have 18 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2021.

Application Fee

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

Admission Requirements

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

Lincoln Memorial University Admission 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?

50% of those who apply are granted admission to Lincoln Memorial University. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate 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 990 and 1210. 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.