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Chances of getting into Saint Johns University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
78.3%
Admission Difficulty for Saint Johns University
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Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Saint John's and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #26 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,367 out of 1,746 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 48 percent. Saint Johns University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Saint Johns University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Saint John's SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
16%
SAT Scores for Saint Johns University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Saint Johns University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1090

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Johns University?

Saint Johns University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Saint Johns University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >86%
1090 to 1180 Avg + 78%-86%
1000 to 1090 Avg - 68%-78%
910 to 1000 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 910 Low <55%
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Saint John's ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
87%
ACT Scores for Saint Johns University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 23
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 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 #12 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint Johns University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >87%
24 to 27 Avg + 78%-87%
22 to 24 Avg - 70%-78%
20 to 22 Reach 60%-70%
Less than 20 Low <60%
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Saint John's GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into Saint Johns University?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Saint John's. 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 78% 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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Saint Johns University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 0 1,746 1,746
Accepted 0 1,367 1,367
Acceptance Rate ? 78% 78%
Enrolled 0 414 414
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) ? 30% 30%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
May 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Saint Johns University is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saint Johns University and what student information is used for 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 Considered but not 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.

FAQs

Does Saint Johns University prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Saint Johns University?

78% of those who apply are granted admission to Saint John's. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Saint Johns University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1180. 16% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Saint Johns University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 27. 87% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.