SJC Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Saint Josephs College
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into SJC and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #29 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,157 out of 1,506 applicants were admitted making Saint Josephs College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Saint Josephs College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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SJC SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT51%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||930|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1030|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Josephs College?
Saint Josephs College typically requires applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #34 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. 51 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|
|1130 and Above||Good||>85%|
|1030 to 1130||Avg +||77%-85%|
|930 to 1030||Avg -||66%-77%|
|830 to 930||Reach||54%-66%|
|Less than 830||Low||<54%|
SJC ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT49%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into SJC?
Admission data indicates that SJC 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 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Josephs College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>87%|
|22 to 24||Avg +||77%-87%|
|21 to 22||Avg -||70%-77%|
|20 to 21||Reach||62%-70%|
|Less than 20||Low||<62%|
Avg. High School GPA3.2
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Saint Josephs College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Josephs College was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #29 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as SJC accepts 77% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||13%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||21%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||24%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||8%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
73% of Saint Josephs College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||12%|
|Top 25% of class||35%|
|Top 50% of class||73%|
|Bottom 50% of class||27%|
|Bottom 25% of class||8%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||23%||20%|
What are the requirements for admission to Saint Josephs College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor 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=152363 IPEDS survey data for Saint Josephs College.
Frequently Asked Questions
51% of students submit their SAT scores to SJC. 49% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
77% of those who apply are granted admission to SJC. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1130. 51% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.