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JC Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

65.3%
Admission Difficulty for Jamestown College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into JC? The school has a 65% acceptance rate. Last year, 753 out of 1,154 applicants were admitted making JC a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Jamestown College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 31% 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1020-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
10%
SAT Scores for Jamestown College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Jamestown College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Estimated Average SAT 1080
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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Jamestown College?

Jamestown College typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. 10 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Jamestown College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >76%
1075 to 1130 Avg + 65%-76%
1020 to 1075 Avg - 52%-65%
965 to 1020 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 965 Low <39%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
82%
ACT Scores for Jamestown College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Jamestown College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 24
Estimated Average ACT 21
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into JC?

Admission data indicates that JC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 82 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Jamestown College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Jamestown College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >78%
21 to 24 Avg + 65%-78%
19 to 21 Avg - 55%-65%
17 to 19 Reach 44%-55%
Less than 17 Low <44%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Jamestown College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Jamestown College was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as JC accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Jamestown College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 28% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 21% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 7% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

69% of Jamestown College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Jamestown College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 36%
Top 50% of class 69%
Bottom 50% of class 31%
Bottom 25% of class 9%

Admission Statistics

Jamestown College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 405 749 1,154
Accepted 290 463 753
Acceptance Rate 72% 62% 65%
Enrolled 113 122 235
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 39% 26% 31%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Jamestown College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Jamestown College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Jamestown College
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=200156 IPEDS survey data for Jamestown College.