Chances of getting into College of St Joseph

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
54.1%
Admission Difficulty for College of St Joseph
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into St. Joe's and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in Vermont for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 270 out of 499 applicants were admitted making St. Joe's a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 67 percent. College of St Joseph typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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St. Joe's SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
24%
SAT Scores for College of St Joseph
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for College of St Joseph
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1090

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to College of St Joseph?

College of St Joseph typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Vermont for highest average SAT composite score. 24 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

College of St Joseph admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >67%
1085 to 1160 Avg + 54%-67%
1010 to 1085 Avg - 41%-54%
935 to 1010 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 935 Low <29%
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St. Joe's ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
4%
ACT Scores for College of St Joseph
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for College of St Joseph
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into St. Joe's?

Admission data indicates that St. Joe's regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in Vermont for highest average ACT composite score. 4 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to College of St Joseph.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

College of St Joseph admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >67%
19 to 22 Avg + 54%-67%
16 to 19 Avg - 41%-54%
13 to 16 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 13 Low <29%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.12*
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into College of St Joseph. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at College of St Joseph was 3.12 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in Vermont for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as St. Joe's accepts 54% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

College of St Joseph admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 255 244 499
Accepted 145 123 270
Acceptance Rate 57% 50% 54%
Enrolled 37 30 67
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 24% 25%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to College of St Joseph and what considerations affect admission decisions?

College of St Joseph Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
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 College of St Joseph
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=231077 IPEDS survey data for College of St Joseph.

Frequently Asked Questions

24% of students submit their SAT scores to St. Joe's. 4% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

54% of those who apply are granted admission to St. Joe's. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1160. 24% 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 16 and 22. 4% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.