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JCU Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into John Carroll University
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into JCU and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,265 out of 3,840 applicants were admitted making John Carroll University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 41 percent. John Carroll 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 quarter of their high school class.
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JCU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT35%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1080|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1210|
|Average SAT Score||1150|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to John Carroll University?
John Carroll University typically requires 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. 35 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|
|1210 and Above||Good||>91%|
|1145 to 1210||Avg +||85%-91%|
|1080 to 1145||Avg -||77%-85%|
|1015 to 1080||Reach||66%-77%|
|Less than 1015||Low||<66%|
JCU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT83%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into JCU?
Admission data indicates that JCU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 83 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to John Carroll University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>91%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||85%-91%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||79%-85%|
|20 to 22||Reach||71%-79%|
|Less than 20||Low||<71%|
Avg. High School GPA3.53
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into John Carroll University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at John Carroll University was 3.53 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.53 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as JCU accepts 85% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||14%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
51% of John Carroll University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||22%|
|Top 25% of class||51%|
|Top 50% of class||82%|
|Bottom 50% of class||18%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||24%||23%|
Applications were DueFeb 1, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to John Carroll University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=203368 IPEDS survey data for John Carroll University.