|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Tennessee Tech and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #28 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,232 out of 6,621 applicants were admitted making Tennessee Technological 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 52 percent. Tennessee Technological University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Tennessee Technological 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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||990|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1260|
|Average SAT Score||1130|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Tennessee Technological University?
Tennessee Technological 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #15 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1260 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1125 to 1260||Avg +||79%-86%|
|990 to 1125||Avg -||69%-79%|
|855 to 990||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 855||Low||<57%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Tennessee Tech?
Admission data indicates that Tennessee Tech 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #15 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 98 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Tennessee Technological University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>86%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||79%-86%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||69%-79%|
|18 to 21||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 18||Low||<57%|
What GPA do you need to get into Tennessee Technological University?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Tennessee Tech. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Tennessee Technological University was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Tennessee Tech accepts 79% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||13%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||3%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
55% of Tennessee Technological University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||25%|
|Top 25% of class||55%|
|Top 50% of class||83%|
|Bottom 50% of class||17%|
|Bottom 25% of class||4%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||34%||33%|
Applicants have 149 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on May 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Tennessee Technological University is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Tennessee Technological University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221847 IPEDS survey data for Tennessee Technological University.
4% of students submit their SAT scores to Tennessee Tech. 98% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
79% of those who apply are granted admission to Tennessee Tech. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1260. 4% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 27. 98% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.