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Johnson University Admission Requirements

Knoxville, Tennessee

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Chances of getting into Johnson University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
55%
Admission Difficulty for Johnson University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
How hard is it to get into Johnson University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Johnson University is 55%.  It ranks #9 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Johnson University is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 315 out of 573 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent (SAT 878/1070 ACT 18/24). Johnson University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.47. Of those applicants who were admitted, 51% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Johnson University is a prized outcome for many students.

The Johnson University application fee is $35 and applications are due by Jul 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Johnson University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

Johnson University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
878-1070
Applicants Submitting SAT
36%
SAT Scores for Johnson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 388
SAT Composite 25th 878
SAT Scores for Johnson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 615
SAT Math 75th 455
SAT Composite 75th 1070
Average SAT Score 970

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Johnson University?

Johnson University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 878 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 790. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 970 out of 1600. Johnson University ranks #29 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 36 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Johnson University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1070 and Above Good >68%
974 to 1070 Avg + 55%-68%
878 to 974 Avg - 42%-55%
782 to 878 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 782 Low <30%
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Johnson University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
80%
ACT Scores for Johnson University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Johnson University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Johnson University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #29 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 80 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Johnson University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Johnson University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >68%
21 to 24 Avg + 55%-68%
18 to 21 Avg - 42%-55%
15 to 18 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 15 Low <30%
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Johnson University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.47
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Johnson University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Johnson University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Johnson University was 3.47 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Johnson University accepts 55% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Johnson University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 317 256 573
Accepted 177 138 315
Acceptance Rate 56% 54% 55%
Enrolled 95 65 160
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 54% 47% 51%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
4

Applicants have 4 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Johnson University is $35.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Johnson University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Johnson University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Johnson University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=220473 IPEDS survey data for Johnson University.

FAQs

Does Johnson University prefer SAT or ACT?

36% of students submit their SAT scores to Johnson University. 80% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Johnson University?

55% of those who apply are granted admission to Johnson University. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Johnson University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 878 and 1070. 36% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Johnson University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 80% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.