Reach out to Tennessee Wesleyan University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Students who submit their applications to Tennessee Wesleyan University for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.
The following is an overiew of some of Tennessee Wesleyan University's admissions stats.
|Tennessee Wesleyan University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||25%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||8%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||77%|
These are the application deadlines for Tennessee Wesleyan University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Info Not Available||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Tennessee Wesleyan University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Tennessee Wesleyan University directly for more information about early applications.
➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Tennessee Wesleyan University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
What does Tennessee Wesleyan University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Tennessee Wesleyan University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Tennessee Wesleyan University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Tennessee Wesleyan 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||√||√|
|Other Requirements||√||ACT or SAT|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.25|
Students admitted to Tennessee Wesleyan University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 26% submitted a class rank. At Tennessee Wesleyan University 25% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 14% were in the top 25% and 36% were in the top 50%.
At Tennessee Wesleyan University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||29.7%|
|3.50 and 3.74||18.8%|
|3.25 and 3.49||12.9%|
|3.00 and 3.24||8.9%|
|2.50 and 2.9||14.9%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2.9%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Tennessee Wesleyan University directly.
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 Wesleyan University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Tennessee Wesleyan University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 8% of Tennessee Wesleyan University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 77% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Tennessee Wesleyan University applicants, you should aim to score between 940 and 1135 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Tennessee Wesleyan University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1135 and 25% of scored lower than 940, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Tennessee Wesleyan University students scored 575 or higher and 75% of students scored 425 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Tennessee Wesleyan University students scored 588 or higher, and 75% scored a 425 or higher.
To be most competitive at Tennessee Wesleyan University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Tennessee Wesleyan University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Tennessee Wesleyan University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Tennessee Wesleyan University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Tennessee Wesleyan University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Tennessee Wesleyan University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Tennessee Wesleyan University.
Does Tennessee Wesleyan University accept transfer credits?
✅ Tennessee Wesleyan University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Tennessee Wesleyan University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Tennessee Wesleyan University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Tennessee Wesleyan University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Tennessee Wesleyan University?
❌ No, Tennessee Wesleyan University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Tennessee Wesleyan University's acceptance rate?
✅ Tennessee Wesleyan University's acceptance rate is 60%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Tennessee Wesleyan University?
🟨 Tennessee Wesleyan University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
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How hard is it to get into Tennessee Wesleyan University? Tennessee Wesleyan University is a less selective institution. The Tennessee Wesleyan University acceptance rate is 60%. This means that the institution accepts 60 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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
24 and Above
18 to 24
18 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Tennessee Wesleyan University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Tennessee Wesleyan University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Tennessee Wesleyan University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. 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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