UT uses the superscoring method, meaning we take your highest section scores of each test taken to determine your new composite score for application review. This usually yields a higher composite score, making your application more competitive.
You can take these tests as many times as you want! Send us your updated scores, and we will recalculate your overall composite score and update your application. You can also upload your test scores as part of your Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)!
Note: In our admission process, all scores are expressed as ACT or ACT equivalents, based on concordance tables (2008, 2016) developed by the College Board for SAT scores.
Test Score Policy
The University of Tennessee System has decided that all campuses, including UT Knoxville, will now require standardized tests (ACT/SAT) for first-year applicants applying to attend UT.
All applicants will be considered for University Honors Programs and many scholarships if their application is submitted and completed by the appropriate deadlines. Visit the One Stop website for details on the requirements for a wide range of UT academic scholarships.
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