Saint John's Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Saint Johns University
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Saint John's and can I get accepted? The school has a 80% acceptance rate ranking it #33 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,315 out of 1,639 applicants were admitted making Saint Johns 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 44 percent. Saint Johns University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Saint John's SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT11%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1260|
|Average SAT Score||1160|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Johns University?
Saint Johns University typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #23 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 11 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|
|1260 and Above||Good||>87%|
|1155 to 1260||Avg +||80%-87%|
|1050 to 1155||Avg -||70%-80%|
|945 to 1050||Reach||58%-70%|
|Less than 945||Low||<58%|
Saint John's ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT90%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|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 Saint John's?
Admission data indicates that Saint John's regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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. The school ranks #13 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Johns University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>88%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||80%-88%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||72%-80%|
|20 to 22||Reach||63%-72%|
|Less than 20||Low||<63%|
Avg. High School GPA3.51
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Saint Johns University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint Johns University was 3.51 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #10 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.51 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Saint John's accepts 80% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||11%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
52% of Saint Johns University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||22%|
|Top 25% of class||52%|
|Top 50% of class||83%|
|Bottom 50% of class||17%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||?||36%||36%|
What are the requirements for admission to Saint Johns University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|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=174792 IPEDS survey data for Saint Johns University.