Chances of getting into Judson College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
48.2%
Admission Difficulty for Judson College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Judson College and can I get accepted? The school has a 48% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 255 out of 529 applicants were admitted making Judson College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Judson College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Judson College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
9%
SAT Scores for Judson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Judson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1100

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Judson College?

Judson College typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 9 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Judson College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >61%
1095 to 1160 Avg + 48%-61%
1030 to 1095 Avg - 35%-48%
965 to 1030 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 965 Low <24%
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Judson College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for Judson College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Judson College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Judson College?

Admission data indicates that Judson College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Judson College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Judson College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >61%
20 to 23 Avg + 48%-61%
17 to 20 Avg - 35%-48%
14 to 17 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 14 Low <24%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.31
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Judson College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Judson College was 3.31 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Alabama for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Judson College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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High School GPA's for admitted Judson College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 33% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 12% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 21% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

86% of Judson College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Judson College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 37%
Top 50% of class 86%
Bottom 50% of class 14%
Bottom 25% of class 5%

Admission Statistics

Judson College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 529 0 529
Accepted 255 0 255
Acceptance Rate 48% ? 48%
Enrolled 68 0 68
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% ? 27%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Judson College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Judson College
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=101541 IPEDS survey data for Judson College.

Frequently Asked Questions

9% of students submit their SAT scores to Judson College. 91% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

48% of those who apply are granted admission to Judson College. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1160. 9% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 91% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.