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JU Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

86.7%
Admission Difficulty for Jacksonville University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into JU? The school has a 87% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,582 out of 2,978 applicants were admitted making Jacksonville University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Jacksonville University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1010-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for Jacksonville University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Jacksonville University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Estimated Average SAT 1120
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Jacksonville University typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. 8 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

Jacksonville University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >92%
1115 to 1220 Avg + 87%-92%
1010 to 1115 Avg - 80%-87%
905 to 1010 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 905 Low <70%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
26%
ACT Scores for Jacksonville University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Jacksonville University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
Estimated Average ACT 24
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that JU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 26 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Jacksonville University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Jacksonville University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >92%
24 to 27 Avg + 87%-92%
21 to 24 Avg - 80%-87%
18 to 21 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 18 Low <70%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.39
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Jacksonville University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Jacksonville University was 3.39 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.39 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as JU accepts 87% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Jacksonville University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 30% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 14% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Jacksonville University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,642 1,336 2,978
Accepted 1,448 1,134 2,582
Acceptance Rate 88% 85% 87%
Enrolled 316 260 576
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 23% 22%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
39

Applicants have 39 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to JU before the Jun 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17

Admission Requirements

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

Jacksonville University 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 Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Jacksonville 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=134945 IPEDS survey data for Jacksonville University.