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Tiffin University

Tiffin, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate62%

Tiffin University Admissions

Tiffin University is moderately difficult to get into. Around 62% of applicants get into Tiffin University each year. Last year, 4,738 students applied to Tiffin University and 2,960 were admitted.

If you are thinking about applying to Tiffin University, the fee for the application costs $20.

Tiffin University Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Tiffin University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 27%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 79%
Waitlist No

Tiffin University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Tiffin University.

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

Considering Applying Early to Tiffin University?

Tiffin University does not offer early decision or early action.

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

More on Tiffin University Admissions

How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to Tiffin University?

It is moderately difficult to get into Tiffin University.

In 2022, Tiffin University accepted 62% of all applicants, around 2,960 from 4,738 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Tiffin 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.

For applicants who are not residents of Ohio, getting into Tiffin University is moderately difficult.

Transferring to Tiffin University

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

For Students Waitlisted to Tiffin University

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

What's Most Important for Getting Into Tiffin University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight 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 apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Tiffin University

Curious about the factors that are considered by Tiffin 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
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Class Rank Important
Application Essay Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Geographical Residence Important
Recommendation(s) Important
State Residency Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Interview Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered

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

Tiffin University Application Requirements

To apply to Tiffin University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Tiffin 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
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Tiffin University?

Students admitted to Tiffin University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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

Tiffin University has 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, 27% of Tiffin University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 79% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Tiffin University?

To be competitive with other Tiffin University applicants, you should strive to score between 930 and 1120 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Tiffin University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1120 and 25% of scored lower than 930, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

To be most competitive at Tiffin University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Tiffin University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Tiffin University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

More Information on Transferring to Tiffin University

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

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

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Tiffin University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Tiffin University?

❌ Students who are admitted to Tiffin University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Tiffin University accept transfer credits?

✅ Tiffin University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Tiffin University accepts:

• DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

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

✅ Tiffin University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Tiffin University?

❌ No, Tiffin University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Tiffin University's acceptance rate?

✅ Tiffin University has an acceptance rate of 62%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Tiffin University?

❌ Tiffin University does not offer early decision.

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Tiffin University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Tiffin University? Tiffin University is a somewhat selective institution. The Tiffin University acceptance rate is 62%. This means that the institution accepts 62 out of every 100 applicants.


Tiffin University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

Tiffin University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

930 - 1120


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Tiffin University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Tiffin University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.11. 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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