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How hard is it to get into USJ and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,023 out of 1,414 applicants were admitted making USJ a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 55 percent. University of Saint Joseph typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1210|
|Average SAT Score||1120|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Saint Joseph?
University of Saint Joseph 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Connecticut for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1210 and Above||Good||>81%|
|1120 to 1210||Avg +||72%-81%|
|1030 to 1120||Avg -||60%-72%|
|940 to 1030||Reach||47%-60%|
|Less than 940||Low||<47%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||N/A|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average ACT Score||N/A|
What GPA do you need to get into University of Saint Joseph?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into USJ. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Saint Joseph was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in Connecticut for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as USJ accepts 72% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||24%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||21%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
86% of University of Saint Joseph freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||8%|
|Top 25% of class||45%|
|Top 50% of class||86%|
|Bottom 50% of class||14%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||25%||22%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Saint Joseph and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130314 IPEDS survey data for University of Saint Joseph.
83% of students submit their SAT scores to USJ.
72% of those who apply are granted admission to USJ. Admission competition is low and the college has average 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 1210. 83% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.