Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 1
History 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted July 1
SAT Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Only Not reported Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not reported Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: No policy as of now , ACT: No policy as of now
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
527 Andy Holt Tower
Knoxville
TN
37996
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
December 15, 2023
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins February 15
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 15
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
75% of 29,909 applicants were admitted
Women
77% of 18,576 applicants were admitted
Men
72% of 11,333 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
7,408 (33%) of 22,413 admitted students enrolled
Women
4,159 (29%) of 14,298 admitted students enrolled
Men
3,249 (40%) of 8,115 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
128
Students Accepting Wait List Position
53
Students Admitted From Wait List
19
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
59%
3.75 - 3.99
16%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
8%
3.00 - 3.24
4%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
2.00 - 2.49
0%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 620 average , 580-670 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
15.9%
Score of 600 - 700
48.8%
Score of 500 - 600
34%
Score of 400 - 500
1.3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 630 average , 590-670 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
14.7%
Score of 600 - 700
59.5%
Score of 500 - 600
25.4%
Score of 400 - 500
0.5%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
28 average , 25-31 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
40.1%
Score of 24 - 29
48%
Score of 18 - 23
11.9%
Score of 12 - 17
0.1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: 27
Score of 30 - 36
23.2%
Score of 24 - 29
56.4%
Score of 18 - 23
18.4%
Score of 12 - 17
2%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Eng: 28
Score of 30 - 36
44.2%
Score of 24 - 29
38.8%
Score of 18 - 23
16.5%
Score of 12 - 17
0.5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 35%
Top quarter: 63%
Top half: 91%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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