The school is known for being a fairly selective selective school. They receive approximately 4,810 applications annually. The acceptance rate is around 65 percent which equates to 3,142 students who passed the admission process of the school. However, when the year starts, only about 1,300 or 43 percent of the candidates who received the letter of acceptance from Tennessee State University decide to register. Based on the school’s application data, 37% of the students were men while 62% were women, however, after being accepted, only 61 percent of the women enrolled at Tennessee State University as compared to 38 percent of men who decided to enroll. Applicants are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Tennessee State University when filling out the application. Often, an ACT score between 16 - 20 or an SAT score between 768 - 988 is the range that applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits and Dual credit. Tennessee State University’s undergraduate application fee is $25.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2009 Admissions Cycle
Applications
4,808
Male 1,807
Female 3,001

 

Acceptance
3,142
Male 1,088
Female 2,054

 

Enrollment Total
1,338
Male 511
Female 827


Acceptance Rate
65.4%
Male
60.2%
Female
68.4%

 

Yield
42.6%
Male
47%
Female
40.3%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$25


Graduate

$25



Open Admission (will accept all who apply)

Yes

Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit


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