If you are applying to Tennessee State University, the application fee costs $25.
Here is an overiew of some of Tennessee State University's admissions stats.
|Tennessee State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Tennessee State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Tennessee State University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into Tennessee State University is not difficult. Tennessee State University has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, Tennessee State University accepted 56% of students, about 5,911 of the 10,497 students who applied.
Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Tennessee State University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is not difficult.
Tennessee State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating 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 prioritize the areas where you're strong. Curious about the factors that are considered by Tennessee State University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
Make sure to check with Tennessee State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Tennessee State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Tennessee State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Transcript of High School Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
Students admitted to Tennessee State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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.
Tennessee State University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Tennessee State University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Tennessee State University.
Transfer students can enroll in Tennessee State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Tennessee State University?
❌ Students who are admitted to Tennessee State University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Tennessee State University accept transfer credits?
✅ Tennessee State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Tennessee State University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Do I have to submit test scores to Tennessee State University?
✅ Tennessee State University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Tennessee State University's acceptance rate?
✅ Tennessee State University has an acceptance rate of 56%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Tennessee State University?
❌ Tennessee State University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Tennessee State University? Tennessee State University is a less selective institution. The Tennessee State University acceptance rate is 56%. This means that the institution accepts 55 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Tennessee State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.22. 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.
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