Lane College

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Lane College is a historically black college found in Jackson, TN. Lane College has an enrollment of approximately 2,300 students.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at this school. A score in the range of 1280 to 1720 on the SAT exam, or 13 to 16 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the Lane College average GPA (2.89 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 49% of all those who apply are admitted to Lane College, from which 18 percent choose to enroll.

Overall Lane College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Lane College was reported as 49.2% in Fall 2013 with over 4,590 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1280 - 1720
  • ACT Scores: 13 - 16
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Lane College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Lane College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Lane College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 36.7%
  • 2010-2011: 35.5%
  • 2011-2012: 33.5%
  • 2012-2013: 33.4%
  • 2013-2014: 49.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 39.7%

How Does Lane College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lane College is thirteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Union University74.1%
Freed-Hardeman University92.0%
Rust College13.9%
Rhodes College57.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Lane College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading360 - 510
Math280 - 530
Writing640 - 680
Total Score1280 - 1720
ACT®Score Range
English11 - 16
Math14 - 16
Composite Score13 - 16
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