JCSU Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Johnson C Smith University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into JCSU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,983 out of 4,346 applicants or 46% were admitted making JCSU a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Johnson C Smith University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 400
SAT Math 25th 390
SAT Composite 25th 790
SAT Scores for Johnson C Smith University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 480
SAT Math 75th 480
SAT Composite 75th 960
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 790 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 705. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 875 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 69 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

Johnson C Smith University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
960 and Above Good >59%
875 to 960 Avg + 46%-59%
790 to 875 Avg - 33%-46%
705 to 790 Reach 23%-33%
Less than 705 Low <23%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Johnson C Smith University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 12
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Johnson C Smith University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 17
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 18
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that JCSU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Johnson C Smith University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Johnson C Smith University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
18 and Above Good >63%
16 to 18 Avg + 46%-63%
15 to 16 Avg - 37%-46%
14 to 15 Reach 30%-37%
Less than 14 Low <30%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Johnson C Smith University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Johnson C Smith University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,638 1,708 4,346
Accepted 1,257 726 1,983
Acceptance Rate 48% 43% 46%
Enrolled 185 149 334
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 21% 17%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Johnson C Smith University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Johnson C Smith 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=198756 IPEDS survey data for Johnson C Smith University.

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