John Brown University Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for John Brown University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into John Brown University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 860 out of 1,166 applicants or 74% were admitted making John Brown University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.


SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for John Brown University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for John Brown University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1370
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to John Brown University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 965. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1235 out of 1600. 26 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

John Brown University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1370 and Above Good >83%
1235 to 1370 Avg + 74%-83%
1100 to 1235 Avg - 63%-74%
965 to 1100 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 965 Low <50%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for John Brown University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for John Brown University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 30
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into John Brown University?

Admission data indicates that John Brown University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 86 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to John Brown University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

John Brown University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >83%
27 to 30 Avg + 74%-83%
24 to 27 Avg - 63%-74%
21 to 24 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 21 Low <50%

Estimated GPA Requirements

John Brown University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.


Admission Statistics

John Brown University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 720 446 1,166
Accepted 508 352 860
Acceptance Rate 71% 79% 74%
Enrolled 209 149 358
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 41% 42% 42%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to John Brown University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

John Brown University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at John Brown University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107141 IPEDS survey data for John Brown University.