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Tusculum College Admission Requirements

Greeneville, Tennessee

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Chances of getting into Tusculum College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
72.4%
Admission Difficulty for Tusculum College
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Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Tusculum College and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,422 out of 1,965 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 62 percent. Tusculum College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Tusculum College 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.

Tusculum College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
953-1148
Applicants Submitting SAT
35%
SAT Scores for Tusculum College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 473
SAT Composite 25th 953
SAT Scores for Tusculum College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 578
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1148
Average SAT Score 1050

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Tusculum College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 953 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #25 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Tusculum College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1148 and Above Good >81%
1050 to 1148 Avg + 72%-81%
953 to 1050 Avg - 60%-72%
856 to 953 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 856 Low <47%
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Tusculum College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
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 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #32 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Tusculum College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >83%
20 to 23 Avg + 72%-83%
18 to 20 Avg - 63%-72%
16 to 18 Reach 52%-63%
Less than 16 Low <52%
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Tusculum College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.1
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Tusculum College?

Applicants 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 72% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Tusculum College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,110 855 1,965
Accepted 839 583 1,422
Acceptance Rate 76% 68% 72%
Enrolled 153 140 293
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 24% 21%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Tusculum College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Tusculum College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Tusculum College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not 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.

FAQs

Does Tusculum College prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Tusculum College?

72% 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.

What SAT score is required for Tusculum College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 953 and 1148. 35% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Tusculum College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 72% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.