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Private 4 Year

St John's Admission Requirements

Annapolis, Maryland

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Chances of getting into St John's College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
59.8%
Admission Difficulty for St John's College
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Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into St John's and can I get accepted? The school has a 60% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 544 out of 909 applicants were admitted making St John's a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 20 percent. St John's College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to St John's College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 56% of students submit SAT scores and 23% submit ACT scores.

St John's SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1210-1430
Applicants Submitting SAT
56%
SAT Scores for St John's College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 620
SAT Math 25th 590
SAT Composite 25th 1210
SAT Scores for St John's College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 720
SAT Math 75th 710
SAT Composite 75th 1430
Average SAT Score 1320

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to St John's College?

St John's College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 23 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1210 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 1100. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1320 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. 56 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

St John's College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1430 and Above Good >72%
1320 to 1430 Avg + 60%-72%
1210 to 1320 Avg - 47%-60%
1100 to 1210 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 1100 Low <34%
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St John's ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
26-32 
Applicants Submitting ACT
23%
ACT Scores for St John's College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 27
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 26
ACT Scores for St John's College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 35
ACT Math 75th 30
ACT Composite 75th 32
Average ACT Score 29

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into St John's?

Admission data indicates that St John's regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 23 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to St John's College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

St John's College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
32 and Above Good >72%
29 to 32 Avg + 60%-72%
26 to 29 Avg - 47%-60%
23 to 26 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 23 Low <34%
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St John's GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.78*
Typical High School Grades
A-

What GPA do you need to get into St John's College?

Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into St John's. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at St John's College was 3.78 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as St John's accepts 60% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.78 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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High School Class Rank

77% of St John's College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted St John's College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 37%
Top 50% of class 77%
Bottom 50% of class 23%
Bottom 25% of class 7%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

St John's College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 504 405 909
Accepted 308 236 544
Acceptance Rate 61% 58% 60%
Enrolled 62 65 127
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 28% 23%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to St John's College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to St John's College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

St John's College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at St John's College
AP Credit No
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163976 IPEDS survey data for St John's College.

FAQs

Does St John's College prefer SAT or ACT?

56% of students submit their SAT scores to St John's. 23% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into St John's College?

60% of those who apply are granted admission to St John's. Admission competition is low and the college has exceptional admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for St John's College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1210 and 1430. 56% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for St John's College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 26 and 32. 23% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.