Tightest Tennessee Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate
The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Tennessee colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. Vanderbilt University has the lowest acceptance rate as of 9.12% for academic year 2019-2020 in Tennessee. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following table shows the schools that have low acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the highest acceptance rates in Tennessee.
|Name||Acceptance Rate||# of Applicants||# of Admitted||# of Enrolled||Yield|
|2||The University of Tennessee-Martin||64.49%||9,158||5,906||1,160||19.64%|
|3||Tennessee Technological University||79.02%||6,621||5,232||1,705||32.59%|
|4||The University of Tennessee-Knoxville||78.85%||21,764||17,160||5,254||30.62%|
|5||The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga||82.05%||8,189||6,719||2,310||34.38%|
|7||University of Memphis||84.75%||14,778||12,525||2,683||21.42%|
|8||East Tennessee State University||85.93%||7,704||6,620||1,786||26.98%|
|9||Middle Tennessee State University||93.71%||8,973||8,409||3,312||39.39%|
|10||Austin Peay State University||94.98%||7,416||7,044||1,716||24.36%|