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New Jersey City University Admission Requirements

Jersey City, New Jersey

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Chances of getting into New Jersey City University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
96%
Admission Difficulty for New Jersey City University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into New Jersey City University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at New Jersey City University is 96%.  It ranks #34 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. New Jersey City University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 6,305 out of 6,545 applicants were admitted.

New Jersey City University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.24. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The New Jersey City University application fee is $50 and applications are due by Apr 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to New Jersey City University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

New Jersey City University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
96%
SAT Scores for New Jersey City University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for New Jersey City University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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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 2020 starting class

New Jersey City University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.24
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 3.24 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.24 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as New Jersey City University accepts 96% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted New Jersey City University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 13.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 13.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 15.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 14.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 15.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 17.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 12.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 1.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

69% 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 18%
Top 25% of class 44%
Top 50% of class 69%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

New Jersey City University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,992 2,553 6,545
Accepted 3,888 2,417 6,305
Acceptance Rate 97% 95% 96%
Enrolled 612 465 1,077
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 19% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
122

Applicants have 122 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to New Jersey City University is $50.

Application 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 Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
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 unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.