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St John's Admission Requirements

Queens, New York

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Chances of getting into St John's University New York

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
75%
Admission Difficulty for St John's University New York
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Difficult 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into St John's and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at St John's is 75%.  It ranks #101 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. St John's University New York is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 20,956 out of 27,917 applicants were admitted.

The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 38 percent (SAT 1080/1300 ACT 23/29). St John's University New York typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.5. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The St John's application fee is $0 and applications are due by Apr 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to St John's University New York. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 76% of students submitted SAT scores and 13% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

St John's SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1080-1300
Applicants Submitting SAT 
76%
SAT Scores for St John's University New York
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1080
SAT Scores for St John's University New York
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1300
Average SAT Score 1190

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to St John's University New York?

St John's University New York typically prefers applicants to be in the top 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 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 970. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. St John's ranks #34 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 76 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

St John's University New York admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1300 and Above Good >85%
1190 to 1300 Avg + 75%-85%
1080 to 1190 Avg - 61%-75%
970 to 1080 Reach 45%-61%
Less than 970 Low <45%
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St John's ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
23-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
13%
ACT Scores for St John's University New York
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for St John's University New York
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 31
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 26

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into St John's?

Admission data indicates that St John's regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #35 in New York and #240 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 13 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to St John's University New York.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

St John's University New York admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
29 and Above Good >85%
26 to 29 Avg + 75%-85%
23 to 26 Avg - 61%-75%
20 to 23 Reach 45%-61%
Less than 20 Low <45%
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St John's GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.5
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into St John's University New York?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into St John's. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at St John's University New York was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #46 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as St John's accepts 75% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted St John's University New York students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 5.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 23.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 19.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 17.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 16.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 14.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 6.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

75% of St John's University New York freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted St John's University New York students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 46%
Top 50% of class 75%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

St John's University New York admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 16,695 11,222 27,917
Accepted 12,733 8,223 20,956
Acceptance Rate 76% 73% 75%
Enrolled 1,154 928 2,082
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 9% 11% 10%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
123

Applicants have 123 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to St John's University New York is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to St John's University New York and what student information is used for admission decisions?

St John's University New York Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Considered but not required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at St John's University New York
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=195809 IPEDS survey data for St John's University New York.

FAQs

Does St John's University New York prefer SAT or ACT?

76% of students submit their SAT scores to St John's. 13% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into St John's University New York?

75% of those who apply are granted admission to St John's. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for St John's University New York?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1080 and 1300. 76% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for St John's University New York?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 23 and 29. 13% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.