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 #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
Applicants Submitting SAT16%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||650|
|SAT Composite 75th||1280|
|Average SAT Score||1150|
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 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.
|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%|
Saint John's ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT87%
|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||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.
|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%|
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 #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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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)||?||33%||33%|
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.
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.