TTT or T4

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TTT or T4

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:47 pm

For transferring purposes how does one determine if they are coming from a TTT or a T4. I mean HYS, CCN, T14, Tier 1, and Top 50 are clear(ish) to me, but beyond that where are the cut-off lines.

Also, how much does TTT v. T4 matter to non HYSCCN schools?

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Re: TTT or T4

Postby Clemenceau » Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:11 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Also, how much does TTT v. T4 matter to non HYSCCN schools?

Those tiers are made up

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Re: TTT or T4

Postby pancakes3 » Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:17 pm

Schools will autoadmit students until they hit capacity because transfer students are full-tuition-paying windfalls.


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Re: TTT or T4

Postby 1styearlateral » Wed Jan 25, 2017 1:58 pm

I always thought TTT was 100+ and T4 (or TTTT) were unranked.


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Re: TTT or T4

Postby ladybug1989 » Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:02 pm

US News Rankings. 100-150 is TTT. 150+ (which is technically unranked--RNP) is TTTT

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Re: TTT or T4

Postby Winter is Coming » Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:59 pm

The appendix of each school's 509 report shows which schools people transferred from to that school in the prior year. Looking at the past 3 or so years for the schools you are looking to transfer to should give you an idea if your target school ever--or how often--has taken transfers from the school you currently attend. Don't worry about the TTT/TTTT distinction. You can find them here:

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