|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into UTC and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #31 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,719 out of 8,189 applicants were admitted making The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1230|
|Average SAT Score||1130|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga?
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 6 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1230 and Above||Good||>89%|
|1130 to 1230||Avg +||82%-89%|
|1030 to 1130||Avg -||73%-82%|
|930 to 1030||Reach||61%-73%|
|Less than 930||Low||<61%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UTC?
Admission data indicates that UTC 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>90%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||82%-90%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||75%-82%|
|19 to 21||Reach||66%-75%|
|Less than 19||Low||<66%|
What GPA do you need to get into The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UTC. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga was 3.37 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #20 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.37 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UTC accepts 82% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||20%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||17%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||15%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
86% of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||0%|
|Top 25% of class||45%|
|Top 50% of class||86%|
|Bottom 50% of class||14%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||33%||37%||34%|
Applicants have 142 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221740 IPEDS survey data for The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
6% of students submit their SAT scores to UTC. 97% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
82% of those who apply are granted admission to UTC. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1230. 6% 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 26. 97% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.