John Brown University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into John Brown University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 860 out of 1,166 applicants or 74% were admitted making John Brown University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. John Brown University typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 720 446 1,166
Accepted 508 352 860
Acceptance Rate 71% 79% 74%
Enrolled 209 149 358
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 41% 42% 42%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to John Brown University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that John Brown University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 24 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 86 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to John Brown University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 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 965. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1235 out of 1600. 26 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1100 1370
SAT Reading 560 700
SAT Math 540 640
ACT Composite 24 30
ACT English 24 32
ACT Math 22 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >83%
27 to 30 Avg + 74%-83%
24 to 27 Avg - 63%-74%
21 to 24 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 21 Low <50%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1370 and Above Good >83%
1235 to 1370 Avg + 74%-83%
1100 to 1235 Avg - 63%-74%
965 to 1100 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 965 Low <50%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need very good grades in high school to get into John Brown University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at John Brown University was 3.72 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as John Brown University accepts 74% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 59% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 9% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 6% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 6% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to John Brown University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Recommended
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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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=107141 IPEDS survey data for John Brown University.

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