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Tennessee Wesleyan College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Tennessee Wesleyan College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
59.9%
Admission Difficulty for Tennessee Wesleyan College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Tennessee Wesleyan College and can I get accepted? The school has a 60% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 526 out of 878 applicants were admitted making Tennessee Wesleyan College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Tennessee Wesleyan College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 40% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Tennessee Wesleyan College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
15%
SAT Scores for Tennessee Wesleyan College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Tennessee Wesleyan College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1100

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Tennessee Wesleyan College?

Tennessee Wesleyan College typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #27 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Tennessee Wesleyan College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >72%
1100 to 1170 Avg + 60%-72%
1030 to 1100 Avg - 47%-60%
960 to 1030 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 960 Low <34%
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Tennessee Wesleyan College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
85%
ACT Scores for Tennessee Wesleyan College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Tennessee Wesleyan College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Tennessee Wesleyan College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #30 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 85 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Tennessee Wesleyan College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Tennessee Wesleyan College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >72%
21 to 24 Avg + 60%-72%
18 to 21 Avg - 47%-60%
15 to 18 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 15 Low <34%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.25
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need above average high school grades to get into Tennessee Wesleyan College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Tennessee Wesleyan College was 3.25 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #27 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Tennessee Wesleyan College accepts 60% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Tennessee Wesleyan College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 29% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 19% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 7% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

80% of Tennessee Wesleyan College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Tennessee Wesleyan College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 20%
Top 50% of class 80%
Bottom 50% of class 20%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Tennessee Wesleyan College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 555 323 878
Accepted 348 178 526
Acceptance Rate 63% 55% 60%
Enrolled 128 80 208
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 45% 40%

Admission Requirements

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

Tennessee Wesleyan College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Tennessee Wesleyan College
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=221731 IPEDS survey data for Tennessee Wesleyan College.