The acceptance rate at JCU is 88%. It ranks #62 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. John Carroll University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 3,171 out of 3,610 applicants were admitted.
The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent (SAT 1060/1260 ACT 22/28). John Carroll University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.66. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The JCU application fee is $0 and applications are due by Feb 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to John Carroll University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 44% of students submitted SAT scores and 79% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1260|
|Average SAT Score||1160
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to John Carroll University?
John Carroll University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. JCU ranks #13 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 44 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25
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 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #10 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 79 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to John Carroll University.
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What GPA do you need to get into John Carroll University?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into JCU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at John Carroll University was 3.66 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.66 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as JCU accepts 88% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||18.4%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||18.7%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||15.1%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||10.3%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||7.9%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||1.4%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
85% of John Carroll University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||23%|
|Top 25% of class||50%|
|Top 50% of class||85%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||21%||20%|
Applicants have 4 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to John Carroll University is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to John Carroll University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Considered but not required|
|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.
44% of students submit their SAT scores to JCU. 79% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
88% of those who apply are granted admission to JCU. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1260. 44% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 28. 79% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.