Tusculum University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Greeneville, TN

This school is more affordable than other private schools

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$24,860

Avg tuition

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About Tusculum University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Presbyterian Church (USA)  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Tusculum University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Greeneville, Tennessee. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,717, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 72%. The university offers 26 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 41%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for students are $24,860.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

72% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Considered (not required)

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Considered (not required)

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 953-1148

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-23

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students Enrolled

56%

Online Student Enrollment

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

70%

Black

12%

Unknown

6%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

1%

Asian

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

57%

Socio-economic diversity

55% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

6

Total Online Enrollment

964

Student Location Breakout

56% 44%

Percent of Programs Online

81% On-campus

19% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate 100% online

Bachelor's 8% online

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 75% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

55%

State Grant Aid

53%

Institution Grant Aid

98%

Pell Grant

55%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,255
State Grant Aid $5,213
Institution Grant Aid $15,919
Pell Grant Aid $4,910

Financial Outlook

$34k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.