Chances of getting into Saint Johns University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
79.7%
Admission Difficulty for Saint Johns University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery 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 #30 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,241 out of 1,557 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 difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 48 percent. Saint Johns University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 33% 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
16%
SAT Scores for Saint Johns University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Saint Johns University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Average SAT Score 1150

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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 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #16 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 16 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Saint Johns University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >87%
1145 to 1280 Avg + 80%-87%
1010 to 1145 Avg - 70%-80%
875 to 1010 Reach 58%-70%
Less than 875 Low <58%
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Saint John's ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
87%
ACT Scores for Saint Johns University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Saint Johns University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 25

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 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 87 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Johns University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint Johns University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >87%
25 to 28 Avg + 80%-87%
22 to 25 Avg - 70%-80%
19 to 22 Reach 58%-70%
Less than 19 Low <58%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.51
Typical High School Grades
B+

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 #13 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Saint Johns University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 34% Good
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

High School Class Rank

52% of Saint Johns University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Saint Johns University students
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%

Admission Statistics

Saint Johns University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 0 1,557 1,557
Accepted 0 1,241 1,241
Acceptance Rate ? 80% 80%
Enrolled 0 404 404
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) ? 33% 33%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saint Johns University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Saint Johns University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Saint Johns University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

16% of students submit their SAT scores to Saint John's. 87% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

80% of those who apply are granted admission to Saint John's. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1280. 16% 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 22 and 28. 87% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.