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Tennessee State University Admission Requirements

Nashville, Tennessee

Chances of getting into Tennessee State University

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Tennessee State University? Tennessee State University is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Tennessee State University directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

Can you get in?

Find out which students are getting accepted at Tennessee State University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Tennessee State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Tennessee State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Tennessee State University
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

SAT scores are not required for admission consideration at Tennessee State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Tennessee State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Tennessee State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Tennessee State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Tennessee State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Tennessee State University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.85
Typical High School Grades
B-

What GPA do you need to get into Tennessee State University?

You can get into Tennessee State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Tennessee State University was 2.85 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Tennessee State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 5% Good
3.50 to 3.75 6% Good
3.25 to 3.50 10% Good
3.00 to 3.25 14% Good
2.75 to 3.00 43% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 21% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

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

Tennessee State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Tennessee State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
A
Alabama A & M University

Normal, Alabama

K
Kentucky State University

Frankfort, Kentucky

W
University of West Alabama

Livingston, Alabama

A
Alabama State University

Montgomery, Alabama

G
Gordon College

Barnesville, Georgia

W
West Virginia State University

Institute, West Virginia

A
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221838 IPEDS survey data for Tennessee State University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Tennessee State University?

Tennessee State University has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.


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