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Freed-Hardeman University

Henderson, TN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate88%

Freed Hardeman University Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Freed-Hardeman University. The acceptance rate at Freed-Hardeman University is 88%. Out of 1,147 applications received in 2023, 1,008 students were offered admission.

If you want to apply to Freed-Hardeman University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Freed-Hardeman University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Freed-Hardeman University's admissions stats.

Freed-Hardeman University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.8
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 30%
Mean SAT Score 1122
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 11%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 92%
Waitlist No

Freed-Hardeman University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Freed-Hardeman University.

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

Considering Applying Early to Freed-Hardeman University?

Freed-Hardeman University does not offer early decision or early action.

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

More on Freed-Hardeman University Admissions

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Freed Hardeman University?

Freed Hardeman University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Freed Hardeman University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Freed Hardeman University accepted 88% of students, approximately 1,008 from the 1,147 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Freed Hardeman 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 Freed-Hardeman University

For more information on transferring to Freed-Hardeman University, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Freed-Hardeman University

Freed-Hardeman University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Freed-Hardeman University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are 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 shine.

Admissions Factors at Freed-Hardeman University

What does Freed-Hardeman 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
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

Make sure to check with Freed-Hardeman University for more information on admission factors.

Freed-Hardeman University Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Freed-Hardeman University?

Students admitted to Freed-Hardeman University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.

Out of all students that were admitted, 39% submitted a class rank. At Freed-Hardeman University 30% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 62% were in the top 25% and 85% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Freed-Hardeman University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 36%
3.75 and 3.99 28%
3.50 and 3.74 17%
3.25 and 3.49 8%
3.00 and 3.24 5%
2.50 and 2.9 5%
2.00 and 2.49 1%

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 Freed-Hardeman 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

Freed-Hardeman 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.

In 2021, 11% of Freed-Hardeman University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 92% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Freed-Hardeman University?

To be competitive with other Freed-Hardeman University applicants, you should aim to earn between 1015 and 1190 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Freed-Hardeman University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1190 and 25% of scored lower than 1015, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Freed-Hardeman University student is 1122.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Freed-Hardeman University students scored 585 or higher and 75% of students scored 485 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Freed-Hardeman University students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 485 or higher.

To be most competitive at Freed-Hardeman University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Freed-Hardeman University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Freed-Hardeman University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

More Information on Transferring to Freed-Hardeman University

Transfer students can enroll in Freed-Hardeman University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Freed-Hardeman University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Freed-Hardeman University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Freed-Hardeman University.

Does Freed-Hardeman University accept transfer credits?

✅ Freed-Hardeman University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Freed-Hardeman University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Freed-Hardeman University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Freed-Hardeman University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Freed-Hardeman University?

✅ Freed-Hardeman University is not test optional.

What is Freed-Hardeman University's acceptance rate?

✅ Freed-Hardeman University has an acceptance rate of 88%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Freed-Hardeman University?

❌ Freed-Hardeman University does not offer early decision.

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Freed Hardeman University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Freed Hardeman University? Freed Hardeman University is a somewhat selective institution. The Freed Hardeman University acceptance rate is 88%. This means that the institution accepts 87 out of every 100 applicants.


Freed Hardeman University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

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

Freed Hardeman University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1015 - 1190


Math SAT Range

500 - 585


Reading SAT Range

485 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1190 and Above


1015 to 1190


1015 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Freed Hardeman University students is 1122. Applicants with SAT scores of 1190 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Freed Hardeman University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1015 to 1190 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1015 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Freed Hardeman University.

Freed Hardeman University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Freed Hardeman University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.75. 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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