Tennessee Temple University

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Tennessee Temple University can be found in Chattanooga, TN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is around 1000 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Many of the students admitted to Tennessee Temple University earned an SAT score between 1160 to 1490, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 16 to 20. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Tennessee Temple University average GPA ranges from 2.80 to 3.04 for accepted students. Tennessee Temple University sends acceptance letters to approximately 80% of students applying per year. Of those that are accepted, about 47% of students attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at tntemple.edu.

Overall Tennessee Temple University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Tennessee Temple University was reported as 78.4% in Fall 2013 with over 496 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: 1160 - 1490
  • ACT Scores: 16 - 20
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Tennessee Temple University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Tennessee Temple University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

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 Tennessee Temple University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 40.7%
  • 2010-2011: 99.8%
  • 2011-2012: 24.7%
  • 2012-2013: 53.3%
  • 2013-2014: 78.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 62.4%

How Does Tennessee Temple University Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Tennessee Temple University is forty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Covenant College57.0%
Southern Adventist University38.6%
Lee University91.7%
Bryan College-Dayton37.9%
Sewanee-The University of the South60.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • 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 Tennessee Temple University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading380 - 480
Math400 - 530
Writing380 - 480
Total Score1160 - 1490
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 21
Math15 - 18
Composite Score16 - 20
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