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About Johnson University

Johnson University is a private, religious school in an rural setting in Knoxville, Tennessee. Johnson University was founded in 1893 and now enrolls around 1,086 students a year, including 774 undergrads.

Johnson University offers housing for up to 0 students. The majority of students live on-campus.About 0% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

2021 Johnson University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 53%
Average GPA 3.5
Tuition $16,400

Johnson University Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Johnson University Early Admission

Johnson University does not offer early decision or early action.

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Johnson University Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Johnson University. Around 53% of applicants get into Johnson University each year. Out of 398 applications received in 2021, 212 students were offered admission.

Johnson University Waitlist 2021

Johnson University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Johnson University?

Johnson University is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Johnson University, applicants must submit the following items.

Johnson University Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0.5
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 3
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for Johnson University

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Johnson University.

Is Johnson University Test Optional?

Johnson University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 39% submitted the SAT. 73% submitted the ACT.


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Does Johnson University Offer Dorms?

Yes! Johnson University provides on-campus housing for students.

Johnson University students are active in the school's Student Government Association, International student Association and Harvesters (Missions). Homecoming, Founder' Day, and and Miller and Scott Christmas Banquet are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Johnson University.

Financial Aid at Johnson University

Johnson University meets 63.8% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $13,174 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Johnson University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Johnson University

Out of the 162 students who started at Johnson University as first-time freshman, 86 graduate within four years.

Johnson University's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 60%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $25,216 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Johnson University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Johnson University a good school for you?

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Where is Johnson University?

Johnson University is located in the rural setting of Knoxville, Tennessee, less than an hour from Knoxville.

If you want to see Johnson University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 441 to Knoxville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, McGhee Tyson Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Johnson University and Knoxville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

7900 Johnson Drive Knoxville, TN 37998-1001

Campus Setting: Rural

Johnson University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Johnson University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Johnson University is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Johnson University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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Estimated Chance

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19 to 24

Avg

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Johnson University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

500 - 595

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Reading SAT Range

510 - 620

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Johnson University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$18,290

In State

$18,290

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$16,400
$16,400
Fees
$1,890
$1,890
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Johnson University is like? There are approximately 1,086 students enrolled at Johnson University, including 774 undergraduate students and 312 graduate students. 78% percent of students attend school full-time, 43% percent are from TN and 57% percent of students are from other states.

78%

Full Time

22%

Part Time

43%

In State

57%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,086

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

53%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$18,290

Out-of-State

$18,290

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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