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Colleges / Lane College

Lane College

Jackson, TN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate61%

Lane College Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Lane College. The college admitted 61% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 6,557 applications received in 2023, 4,003 students were offered admission.

If you are planning on applying to Lane College, the regular decision application deadline is August 21 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Lane College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Lane College's admissions stats.

Lane College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.6
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Lane College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Lane College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 21

Applying Early to Lane College?

Lane College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Lane College

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Lane College

Lane College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Lane College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Lane College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Lane College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Class Rank Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Interview Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Lane College for more information on admission factors.

Lane College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Lane College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Lane College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Lane College?

Students admitted to Lane College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.6.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Lane College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Lane College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Lane College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 21.

Transfer students can enroll in Lane College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Lane College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Lane College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Lane College.

Does Lane College accept transfer credits?

✅ Lane College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Do I have to submit test scores to Lane College?

✅ Lane College is not test optional.

What is Lane College's acceptance rate?

✅ Lane College's acceptance rate is 61%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Lane College?

❌ Lane College does not offer early decision.

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Lane College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Lane College? Lane College is a less selective institution. The Lane College acceptance rate is 61%. This means that the institution accepts 61 out of every 100 applicants.


Lane College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 21

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 21

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lane College is Aug 21.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lane College is Aug 21.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Lane College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Lane College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Lane College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.57. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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