JU Admission Requirements
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 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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JU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT8%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||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.
|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%|
JU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT26%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|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. 26 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Jacksonville University.
|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%|
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. 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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)||22%||23%||22%|
Applications were DueJun 1, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2019.
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.