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Colleges with the Highest Acceptance Rate in tennessee for 2019

The least selective four year colleges in tennessee are presented below. Our ranking is comprised of institutions which accept over fifty percent of student applications. Leading the least selective list is Martin Methodist College which sent acceptance letters to 99% of the 690 students who applied and rejected 1%. Just because a school is less selective doesn't mean it's a lesser school academically or easy to get into. If a school receives predominantly applications from well qualified prospective students and has a large student body, it may accept a high proportion of applications. This does not mean that it's necessarily easier for lesser qualified students to get into a less selective school.

List of Highest Acceptance Rate Colleges & Universities in tennessee
Rank College Percent Admitted Academic Difficulty
1 Martin Methodist College
Pulaski, Tennessee
690 Applicants
99% Avg-  Chance
2 Johnson University
Knoxville, Tennessee
247 Applicants
98% Avg+  Chance
3 Freed Hardeman University
Henderson, Tennessee
919 Applicants
95% Avg+  Chance
4 Bethel University
McKenzie, Tennessee
1,388 Applicants
94% Easy  Chance
5 Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, Tennessee
7,185 Applicants
90% Avg-  Chance
6 Tusculum College
Greeneville, Tennessee
2,139 Applicants
89% Avg-  Chance
7 East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, Tennessee
8,169 Applicants
85% Avg+  Chance
8 Lee University
Cleveland, Tennessee
2,387 Applicants
85% Avg+  Chance
9 University of Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee
13,741 Applicants
85% Avg+  Chance
10 The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Chattanooga, Tennessee
7,235 Applicants
83% Avg+  Chance
11 Belmont University
Nashville, Tennessee
7,737 Applicants
81% Hard  Chance
12 The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee
18,872 Applicants
77% Hard  Chance
13 Trevecca Nazarene University
Nashville, Tennessee
1,489 Applicants
70% Avg+  Chance
14 Carson Newman College
Jefferson City, Tennessee
3,294 Applicants
67% Avg-  Chance
15 Milligan College
Milligan College, Tennessee
615 Applicants
67% Avg+  Chance
16 Lincoln Memorial University
Harrogate, Tennessee
1,108 Applicants
65% Avg-  Chance
17 Hiwassee College
Madisonville, Tennessee
374 Applicants
64% Easy  Chance
18 Tennessee Technological University
Cookeville, Tennessee
7,143 Applicants
64% Avg+  Chance
19 The University of Tennessee Martin
Martin, Tennessee
4,884 Applicants
62% Avg-  Chance
20 Lipscomb University
Nashville, Tennessee
3,581 Applicants
60% Hard  Chance