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Johnson University Admission Requirements

Knoxville, Tennessee

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Chances of getting into Johnson University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
53.3%
Admission Difficulty for Johnson University
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Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Johnson University and can I get accepted? The school has a 53% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 212 out of 398 applicants were admitted making Johnson University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Johnson University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 68% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Johnson University is a prized outcome for many students.

Johnson University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1008-1206
Applicants Submitting SAT
36%
SAT Scores for Johnson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 508
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1008
SAT Scores for Johnson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 613
SAT Math 75th 593
SAT Composite 75th 1206
Average SAT Score 1110

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

Johnson University typically requires applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1008 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 36 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Johnson University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1206 and Above Good >66%
1107 to 1206 Avg + 53%-66%
1008 to 1107 Avg - 40%-53%
909 to 1008 Reach 28%-40%
Less than 909 Low <28%
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Johnson University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
80%
ACT Scores for Johnson University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Johnson University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
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 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. 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 2019 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 + 53%-68%
19 to 21 Avg - 42%-53%
17 to 19 Reach 33%-42%
Less than 17 Low <33%
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Johnson University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.27
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 3.27 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #26 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 53% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Johnson University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 23% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Good
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 17% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 3% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Johnson University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 200 198 398
Accepted 103 109 212
Acceptance Rate 52% 55% 53%
Enrolled 69 76 145
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 67% 70% 68%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
155

Applicants have 155 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

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

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

53% of those who apply are granted admission to Johnson University. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate 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 1008 and 1206. 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 19 and 24. 80% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.