JU Admission RequirementsJacksonville, Florida
Chances of getting into Jacksonville University
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into JU and can I get accepted? The school has a 90% acceptance rate ranking it #49 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,865 out of 4,298 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 60 percent. Jacksonville University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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JU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT1%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||900|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1200|
|Average SAT Score||1050|
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 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 750. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #25 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. 1 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1200 and Above||Good||>94%|
|1050 to 1200||Avg +||90%-94%|
|900 to 1050||Avg -||84%-90%|
|750 to 900||Reach||76%-84%|
|Less than 750||Low||<76%|
JU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT26%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||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. The school ranks #13 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Jacksonville University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>94%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||90%-94%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||84%-90%|
|18 to 21||Reach||76%-84%|
|Less than 18||Low||<76%|
Avg. High School GPA3.39
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #19 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.39 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as JU accepts 90% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||19%||16%|
Applications were DueJun 1, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Jacksonville University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
1% of students submit their SAT scores to JU. 26% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
90% of those who apply are granted admission to JU. Admission competition is 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 900 and 1200. 1% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.