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Greeneville, Tennessee

Tusculum College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Tusculum College

Tusculum College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
66.3%
Admission Difficulty for Tusculum College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Tusculum College and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,335 out of 2,014 applicants were admitted making Tusculum College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. Tusculum College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Tusculum College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1120
Applicants Submitting SAT
35%
SAT Scores for Tusculum College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Tusculum College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1040

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

Tusculum College typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #26 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 35 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Tusculum College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >77%
1040 to 1120 Avg + 66%-77%
960 to 1040 Avg - 53%-66%
880 to 960 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 880 Low <40%
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Tusculum College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
72%
ACT Scores for Tusculum College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Tusculum 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 Tusculum College?

Admission data indicates that Tusculum 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 72 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Tusculum College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Tusculum College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >77%
21 to 24 Avg + 66%-77%
18 to 21 Avg - 53%-66%
15 to 18 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 15 Low <40%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.1
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Tusculum College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Tusculum College was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #34 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Tusculum College accepts 66% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Tusculum College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,124 890 2,014
Accepted 756 579 1,335
Acceptance Rate 67% 65% 66%
Enrolled 135 150 285
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 26% 21%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Tusculum 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=221953 IPEDS survey data for Tusculum College.

Frequently Asked Questions

35% of students submit their SAT scores to Tusculum College. 72% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

66% of those who apply are granted admission to Tusculum College. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1120. 35% 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 18 and 24. 72% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.