The University of Tennessee: Admission & Tests

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The University of Tennessee LogoHere is a brief overview of The University of Tennessee general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The University of Tennessee admission criteria are somewhat competitive; in 2013/14 this college accepted 67% of those who apply.

The college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

The University of Tennessee typically will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$40
The University of Tennessee requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at The University of Tennessee is $40.00. The graduate application fee is $60.00. The first-professional application fee is $37.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Aptitude Test is not an important part of the application procedure. Only 19 percent of applicants at The University of Tennessee took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 510 to 660 on Critical Reading and from 510 to 670 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you got a score above 620 in SAT Critical Reading and 630 in SAT Math, that will be good enough to get admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
470
590
620

SAT Math
470
590
630

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a necessary bit of the application process at The University of Tennessee. 96 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 23 to 30 on Composite, from 23 to 32 on English, and from 22 to 29 on Math. Hence if you got a score above 29 in ACT Composite, 30 in ACT English, and 28 in ACT Math - this good enough to get admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
21
27
29

ACT English
21
28
30

ACT Math
20
26
28

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(865)
974-1000
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at The University of Tennessee, please contact the college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (865) 974-1000 or check The University of Tennessee Website

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