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Colleges / Tennessee Wesleyan University

Tennessee Wesleyan University

Athens, TN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate60%
Acceptance Rate60%

About Tennessee Wesleyan University

Tennessee Wesleyan University is a private, religious institution in the town of Athens, Tennessee. Tennessee Wesleyan University was founded in 1857. The college currently enrolls around 1,108 students per year, including 988 undergrads.

Tennessee Wesleyan University Acceptance Rate

It is not difficult to get into Tennessee Wesleyan University. In 2022, Tennessee Wesleyan University accepted 60% of applicants. In 2022, 882 students applied to Tennessee Wesleyan University and 532 were admitted.

Tennessee Wesleyan University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 60%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 8%

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Tennessee Wesleyan University is locatedin Athens, Tennessee, near the city of Knoxville and Chattanooga.

If you want to see Tennessee Wesleyan University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75 to Athens, or book a flight to the nearest airport, McGhee Tyson Municipal.

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College Info

204 E College Street Athens, TN 37303

Campus Setting: Small Town

Tennessee Wesleyan University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Tennessee Wesleyan University is Aug 15.

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

Tennessee Wesleyan University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

940 - 1135


Math SAT Range

490 - 575


Reading SAT Range

425 - 588

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Tennessee Wesleyan University is like? There are approximately 1,108 students enrolled at Tennessee Wesleyan University, including 988 undergraduate students and 120 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from TN and 12% percent of students are from other states.


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