New Jersey City University Admission RequirementsJersey City, New Jersey
Chances of getting into New Jersey City University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into New Jersey City University and can I get accepted? The school has a 96% acceptance rate ranking it #34 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,136 out of 4,315 applicants were admitted making New Jersey City University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 85 percent. New Jersey City University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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New Jersey City University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT96%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||430|
|SAT Math 25th||420|
|SAT Composite 25th||850|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||530|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1060|
|Average SAT Score||960|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to New Jersey City University?
New Jersey City University typically requires applicants to be in the top 85 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 850 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 740. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. The school ranks #23 in New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 96 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|
|1060 and Above||Good||>98%|
|955 to 1060||Avg +||96%-98%|
|850 to 955||Avg -||93%-96%|
|745 to 850||Reach||89%-93%|
|Less than 745||Low||<89%|
New Jersey City University ACT Scores
ACT RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT-
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||N/A|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average ACT Score||N/A|
Avg. High School GPA3.15*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into New Jersey City University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at New Jersey City University was 3.15 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #18 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.15 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as New Jersey City University accepts 96% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||7%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||13%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||17%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||41%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||15%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
71% of New Jersey City University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||14%|
|Top 25% of class||34%|
|Top 50% of class||71%|
|Bottom 50% of class||29%|
|Bottom 25% of class||9%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||27%||23%|
Applications were DueApr 1, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to New Jersey City University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=185129 IPEDS survey data for New Jersey City University.
Frequently Asked Questions
96% of students submit their SAT scores to New Jersey City University.
96% of those who apply are granted admission to New Jersey City University. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.