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Judson College Admission Requirements

Marion, Alabama

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Chances of getting into Judson College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Judson College
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Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionHigh
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How hard is it to get into Judson College and can I get accepted? The school has a 37% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 178 out of 478 applicants were admitted making Judson College a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. Judson College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Judson College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Judson College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Judson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Judson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Judson College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Judson College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Judson College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 21
Average ACT Score 19

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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Judson College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
21 and Above Good >50%
19 to 21 Avg + 37%-50%
17 to 19 Avg - 26%-37%
15 to 17 Reach 17%-26%
Less than 15 Low <17%
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Judson College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

What GPA do you need to get into Judson College?

Applicants require 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House


Admission Statistics

Judson College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 478 0 478
Accepted 178 0 178
Acceptance Rate 37% ? 37%
Enrolled 47 0 47
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% ? 26%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Judson College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Judson College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Judson College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank 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.


Does Judson College prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Judson College?

37% of those who apply are granted admission to Judson College. Admission competition is high and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Judson College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 21. 91% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.