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Johnson University Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Johnson University, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the application fee is $35. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Applying Early to Johnson University?

Johnson University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Johnson University

Getting into Johnson University is moderately difficult. Johnson University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Johnson University **accepted 53% of students, around 212 of the 398 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Johnson University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Johnson University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Johnson University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Considered
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Very Important
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Considered

Johnson University 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Johnson University must submit the following items. Double check with Johnson University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 3
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Johnson University?

Students admitted to Johnson University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Johnson University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Johnson University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 39% of Johnson University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 73% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Johnson University?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Johnson University students scored 595 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Johnson University students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Johnson University?

To be most competitive at Johnson University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Johnson University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Johnson University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

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Transferring to Johnson University

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Johnson University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Johnson University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Johnson University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Johnson University?

Students who are admitted to Johnson University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does Johnson University accept transfer credits?

Johnson University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Johnson University accepts:

DSST/DANTES

Does Johnson University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Johnson University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits

Do I have to submit test scores to Johnson University?

Johnson University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Johnson University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

53%

How hard is it to get into Johnson University? Johnson University is a somewhat selective institution. The Johnson University acceptance rate is 53%. This means that the institution accepts 53 out of every 100 applicants.

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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

Johnson University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

19 to 24

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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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 GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.47

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Johnson University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.47. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 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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