St John's Admission RequirementsQueens, New York
Chances of getting into St John's University New York
How hard is it to get into St John's and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #90 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 19,929 out of 27,276 applicants were admitted making St John's a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 40 percent. St John's University New York typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 16% 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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St John's SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT76%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1070|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
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 requires applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #41 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. 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|
|1270 and Above||Good||>82%|
|1170 to 1270||Avg +||73%-82%|
|1070 to 1170||Avg -||61%-73%|
|970 to 1070||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 970||Low||<48%|
St John's ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT13%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|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 #28 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 13 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to St John's University New York.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>82%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||73%-82%|
|23 to 26||Avg -||61%-73%|
|20 to 23||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 20||Low||<48%|
Avg. High School GPA3.4
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into St John's University New York. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at St John's University New York was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #54 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as St John's accepts 73% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||16%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||9%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
73% of St John's University New York freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||17%|
|Top 25% of class||42%|
|Top 50% of class||73%|
|Bottom 50% of class||27%|
|Bottom 25% of class||9%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||17%||16%|
What are the requirements for admission to St John's University New York 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=195809 IPEDS survey data for St John's University New York.
Frequently Asked Questions
76% of students submit their SAT scores to St John's. 13% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
73% of those who apply are granted admission to St John's. Admission competition is low 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 1070 and 1270. 76% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.