Tennessee Wesleyan College

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Tennessee Wesleyan College can be found in Athens, TN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Tennessee Wesleyan College has an enrollment of approximately 1,200 students.

The majority of students getting into Tennessee Wesleyan College earned an SAT score in the range of 950 to 1140, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 19 to 25. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Tennessee Wesleyan College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.33. Tennessee Wesleyan College accepts approximately 60% of those that apply each year. Of those that are accepted, nearly 39% attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at tnwesleyan.edu.

Overall Tennessee Wesleyan College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Tennessee Wesleyan College was reported as 61.5% in Fall 2020 with over 877 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

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Tennessee Wesleyan College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Tennessee Wesleyan College, 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 Wesleyan College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 61.4%
  • 2017-2018: 59.9%
  • 2018-2019: 59.6%
  • 2019-2020: 61.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 56.4%

How Does Tennessee Wesleyan College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Tennessee Wesleyan College is eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Bryan College-Dayton51.0%
Maryville College56.1%
Young Harris College64.7%
Covenant College98.2%
Johnson University53.3%

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 Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Tennessee Wesleyan College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 520
Math500 - 620
Total Score950 - 1140
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 26
Math18 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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