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ACT Scores for Admission to Top Tennessee Colleges

A Side-by-Side Comparison of College Admissions Data for 11 Top Schools

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Sewanee, University of the South

Sewanee, University of the South

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Learn what ACT scores are likely to get you into the top Tennessee colleges or universities. The side-by-side comparison chart below shows ACT scores for the middle 50% of enrolled students. If your scores fall within or above these ranges, you're on target for admission to one of these 11 top colleges in Tennessee. Keep in mind that 25% of enrolled students have scores below those listed.

Also, remember that ACT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers in Tennessee will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.

You can also check out these other ACT links:

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Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics

Top Tennessee Colleges ACT Scores (mid 50%)
(Learn what these numbers mean)
Composite English Math
25% 75% 25% 75% 25% 75%
Belmont University 24 29 25 32 23 28
Fisk University 17 22 16 23 16 22
Lipscomb University 22 28 23 31 22 27
Maryville College 20 26 20 27 18 25
Milligan College 21 27 22 29 21 26
Rhodes College 26 31 27 33 25 30
Sewanee: The University of the South 26 30 26 33 25 29
Tennessee Tech 21 26 20 27 19 25
Union University 22 29 22 32 20 27
University of Tennessee 24 29 24 31 23 28
Vanderbilt University 32 34 32 35 30 34
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