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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.
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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||620|
|SAT Math 25th||590|
|SAT Composite 25th||1210|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||720|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1430|
|Average SAT Score||1320|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||27|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||29|
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
|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%|
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.
*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.
77% of St John's College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||28%||23%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to St John's College is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to St John's College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
56% of students submit their SAT scores to St John's. 23% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.
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.