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New Jersey City University Admission Requirements

Jersey City, New Jersey

Chances of getting into New Jersey City University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
95.9%
Admission Difficulty for New Jersey City University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery 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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Find out which students are getting accepted at New Jersey City University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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New Jersey City University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
850-1060
Applicants Submitting SAT
96%
SAT Scores for New Jersey City University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 430
SAT Math 25th 420
SAT Composite 25th 850
SAT Scores for New Jersey City University
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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

New Jersey City University admission chances by SAT score
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%
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New Jersey City University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for New Jersey City University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for New Jersey City University
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
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

New Jersey City University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.15*
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into New Jersey City University?

Applicants 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted New Jersey City University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 6% Good
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

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.15 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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High School Class Rank

71% of New Jersey City University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted New Jersey City University students
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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

New Jersey City University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,546 1,769 4,315
Accepted 2,469 1,667 4,136
Acceptance Rate 97% 94% 96%
Enrolled 514 454 968
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 27% 23%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Apr 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to New Jersey City University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

New Jersey City University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at New Jersey City University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does New Jersey City University prefer SAT or ACT?

96% of students submit their SAT scores to New Jersey City University.

What is my chance of getting into 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.

What SAT score is required for New Jersey City University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 850 and 1060. 96% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.


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