St John's Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into St John's College
How hard is it to get into St John's and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 526 out of 913 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 26 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.
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St John's SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT56%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||630|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1200|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||740|
|SAT Math 75th||720|
|SAT Composite 75th||1460|
|Average SAT Score||1330|
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 requires applicants to be in the top 24 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 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 1070. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1330 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. 56 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|
|1460 and Above||Good||>70%|
|1330 to 1460||Avg +||58%-70%|
|1200 to 1330||Avg -||45%-58%|
|1070 to 1200||Reach||32%-45%|
|Less than 1070||Low||<32%|
St John's ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT23%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||33|
|Average ACT Score||28|
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 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 33 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to St John's College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|33 and Above||Good||>71%|
|28 to 33||Avg +||58%-71%|
|24 to 28||Avg -||46%-58%|
|20 to 24||Reach||35%-46%|
|Less than 20||Low||<35%|
Avg. High School GPA3.78*
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into St John's College. 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 58% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||27%||23%|
What are the requirements for admission to St John's College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||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.
Frequently Asked Questions
56% of students submit their SAT scores to St John's. 23% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
58% 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 1200 and 1460. 56% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.