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Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, TN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate78%
Acceptance Rate78%

Trevecca Nazarene University Admissions

If you want to apply to Trevecca Nazarene University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 1 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Trevecca Nazarene University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Trevecca Nazarene University's admissions stats.

Trevecca Nazarene University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 27%
Mean SAT Score 1091
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 18%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 71%
Waitlist No

Trevecca Nazarene University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Trevecca Nazarene University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Want to Apply Early to Trevecca Nazarene University?

Trevecca Nazarene University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find 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 Trevecca Nazarene University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Trevecca Nazarene University

Trevecca Nazarene University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Trevecca Nazarene University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing 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 choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Trevecca Nazarene University

What does Trevecca Nazarene University consider 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 Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Class Rank Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
Talent/Ability Considered

Make sure to check with Trevecca Nazarene University for more information on admission factors.

Trevecca Nazarene University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Trevecca Nazarene University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Trevecca Nazarene University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements minimum ACT composite score of 18, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Math score of 940, medical history and immunization records
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Trevecca Nazarene University?

Students admitted to Trevecca Nazarene University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 40% submitted a class rank. At Trevecca Nazarene University 27% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 59% were in the top 25% and 85% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Trevecca Nazarene University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 3.76%
3.75 and 3.99 26.59%
3.50 and 3.74 21.88%
3.25 and 3.49 17.65%
3.00 and 3.24 12.47%
2.50 and 2.9 14.36%
2.00 and 2.49 3.29%

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 Trevecca Nazarene University directly.

About GPAs

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.

Standardized Test Scores

Trevecca Nazarene University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Trevecca Nazarene 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, 18% of Trevecca Nazarene University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 71% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Trevecca Nazarene University?

To be competitive with other Trevecca Nazarene University applicants, you should aim to earn between 980 and 1195 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Trevecca Nazarene University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1195 and 25% of scored lower than 980, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Trevecca Nazarene University student is 1091.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Trevecca Nazarene University students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 495 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Trevecca Nazarene University students scored 605 or higher, and 75% scored a 495 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Trevecca Nazarene University?

To be most competitive at Trevecca Nazarene University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Trevecca Nazarene University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Trevecca Nazarene University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Trevecca Nazarene University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Trevecca Nazarene University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Trevecca Nazarene University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Trevecca Nazarene University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Trevecca Nazarene University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Trevecca Nazarene University.

Does Trevecca Nazarene University accept transfer credits?

✅ Trevecca Nazarene University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Trevecca Nazarene University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Trevecca Nazarene University?

❌ No, Trevecca Nazarene 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 probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Trevecca Nazarene University's acceptance rate?

✅ Trevecca Nazarene University has an acceptance rate of 78%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Trevecca Nazarene University?

❌ Trevecca Nazarene University does not offer early decision.

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Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Trevecca Nazarene University? Trevecca Nazarene University is a somewhat selective institution. The Trevecca Nazarene University acceptance rate is 78%. This means that the institution accepts 77 out of every 100 applicants.


Trevecca Nazarene University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Trevecca Nazarene University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Trevecca Nazarene University is Continuous processing.

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

Trevecca Nazarene University ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


18 to 25


18 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Trevecca Nazarene University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Trevecca Nazarene University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 25 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.

Trevecca Nazarene University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

980 - 1195


Math SAT Range

470 - 580


Reading SAT Range

495 - 605

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1195 and Above


980 to 1195


980 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Trevecca Nazarene University students is 1091. Applicants with SAT scores of 1195 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Trevecca Nazarene University, while applicants with SAT scores between 980 to 1195 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 980 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Trevecca Nazarene University.

Trevecca Nazarene University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Trevecca Nazarene University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.43. 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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