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About Tusculum University

Tusculum University is a private, religious school that was founded in 1794. It is moderately difficult to get into Tusculum University. It enrolls around 1,767 students a year, including 1,488 undergrads.

Tusculum University does not offer early action and offers early decision.

Tusculum University Acceptance Rate

In 2019, Tusculum University accepted 89% of applicants. Out of 2,139 applications received in 2021, 1,896 students were offered admission .

Tusculum University Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at Tusculum University

Tusculum University offers early decision. Tusculum University does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 89%
Mean ACT score 21
Tuition $24,860

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Tusculum University.

Financial Aid at Tusculum University

Tusculum University meets 77% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $20,594 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Does Tusculum University Offer Dorms?

Most Tusculum University students live off campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Tusculum University.

How Do I Get Into Tusculum University?

Tusculum University is considered moderately difficult to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities , recommendations and essays. The mean ACT scores is 21.

Does Tusculum University Require Test Scores?

Tusculum University 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.

Out of all applicants, 28% submitted the SAT. 84% submitted the ACT.

Want to Score 21 or Higher on the ACT?

Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates. Tusculum University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Tusculum University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Tusculum University

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Tusculum University, around 54% return for their sophomore year.

Around 33% of students who started at Tusculum University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $33,916 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Tusculum University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Tusculum University a good school for you?

What is Tusculum University's Endowment?

Tusculum University's endowment was valued at $21,081,602 in 2021.

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Where is Tusculum University?

Tusculum University is located in the small town setting of Greeneville, Tennessee .

If you want to see Tusculum University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 81 to Greeneville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Tri-Cities Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Tusculum University and Greeneville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

60 Shiloh Road Greeneville, TN 37743-9997

Campus Setting: Small Town

Tusculum University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Tusculum University is Continuous processing.

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

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Tusculum University ACT Scores


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17 - 24

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Tusculum University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Tusculum University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

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Tusculum University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Tusculum University is like? There are approximately 1,767 students enrolled at Tusculum University, including 1,488 undergraduate students and 279 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 70% percent are from TN and 30% percent of students are from other states.


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