SAT Scores for Admission to Top Tennessee Colleges

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

Belmont University
Belmont University. EVula / Wikimedia Commons

Learn what SAT scores are likely to get you into the top Tennessee colleges or universities. The side-by-side comparison table below shows 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.

Top Tennessee Colleges SAT Scores (mid 50%)
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25%75%25%75%25%75%
Belmont University530630510620--
Fisk University380480410560410560
Lipscomb University510640505630--
Maryville College440560440540--
Milligan College473590503600463588
Rhodes College600700580680--
Sewanee: The University of the South------
Tennessee Tech440580470620--
Union University510650580650--
University of Tennessee520630530630--
Vanderbilt University710790720800690770
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Keep in mind that 25% of enrolled students have scores below those listed. Also remember that SAT scores are just one part of the application. The admissions officers at these Tennessee colleges will also want to see a strong academic record, a winning essay, meaningful extracurricular activities and good letters of recommendation.

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Data from the National Center for Educational Statistics