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Colleges / Tusculum University

Tusculum University

Greeneville, TN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate89%
Acceptance Rate89%

Tusculum University Admissions

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Tusculum University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Tusculum University's admissions stats.

Tusculum University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 28%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 84%
Waitlist No

Tusculum University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Tusculum University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes December 1 ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Want to Apply Early to Tusculum University?

Tusculum University offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by December 1

Some students apply to college early to increase their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of acceptance, since it is a way to show your interest in a school.

➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Tusculum University Admissions

How To Get Into Tusculum University

Getting into Tusculum University is moderately difficult. Tusculum University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Tusculum University accepted 89% of students, approximately 1,896 from the 2,139 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Tusculum University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Tusculum University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Tusculum University

Tusculum University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Tusculum University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling 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 put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Tusculum University

Wondering what factors are considered by Tusculum University 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
Application Essay Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Class Rank Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Interview Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

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

Tusculum University Application Requirements

Check with Tusculum University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Tusculum University?

Tusculum University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

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

Tusculum University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Tusculum 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.

In 2022, 28% of Tusculum University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 84% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Tusculum University?

What is a Good ACT Score for Tusculum University?

To be most competitive at Tusculum University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Tusculum 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 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Tusculum University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

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 Tusculum University

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

Transfer students can enroll in Tusculum University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Tusculum University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Tusculum University?

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

Does Tusculum University accept transfer credits?

✅ Tusculum University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Tusculum University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Tusculum University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Tusculum University?

✅ Tusculum University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Tusculum University's acceptance rate?

✅ Tusculum University has an acceptance rate of 89%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Tusculum University?

✅ Tusculum University offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.

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Tusculum University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Tusculum University? Tusculum University is a somewhat selective institution. The Tusculum University acceptance rate is 89%. This means that the institution accepts 88 out of every 100 applicants.


Tusculum University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

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

Tusculum University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Tusculum University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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