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Tusculum College Admission Requirements

Greeneville, Tennessee

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Chances of getting into Tusculum College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
67%
Admission Difficulty for Tusculum College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Tusculum College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Tusculum College is 67%.  It ranks #21 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Tusculum College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,654 out of 2,463 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent (SAT 905/1100 ACT 18/24). Tusculum College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.18. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Tusculum College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 35% of students submitted SAT scores and 72% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Tusculum College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
905-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT 
35%
SAT Scores for Tusculum College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 455
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 905
SAT Scores for Tusculum College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1000

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 905 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. Tusculum College ranks #27 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Tusculum College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1100 and Above Good >79%
1002 to 1100 Avg + 67%-79%
905 to 1002 Avg - 52%-67%
808 to 905 Reach 36%-52%
Less than 808 Low <36%
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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 18
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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Tusculum College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
24 and Above Good >79%
21 to 24 Avg + 67%-79%
18 to 21 Avg - 52%-67%
15 to 18 Reach 36%-52%
Less than 15 Low <36%
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Tusculum College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.18*
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 3.18 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #39 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 67% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.18 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Tusculum College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,481 962 2,463
Accepted 1,012 632 1,654
Acceptance Rate 68% 66% 67%
Enrolled 152 126 278
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 20% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

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

Tusculum College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not 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?

67% 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 905 and 1100. 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 24. 72% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.