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Judson College

Marion, AL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate63%
Acceptance Rate63%

About Judson College

Judson College Overview

Judson College is a private, religious school in a rural setting in Marion, Alabama. Judson College was founded in 1838 and the school currently enrolls around 229 students a year, including 229 undergraduates. Judson College offers on-campus housing for up to 250 students. The majority of students live on campus. On the weekends, about 30% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

Student Involvement at Judson College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Judson College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Judson College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Judson College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Judson College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Judson College on the Student Life page.

2022 Judson College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 63%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 6%
Tuition $17,240

Is Judson College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how competitive a college is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what Judson College offers and if the school might be a good fit for you.

Judson College Acceptance Rate 2022

Judson College is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Judson College is 63%. Out of 329 applications received in 2022, 207 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Judson College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Judson College, around 70% are still enrolled their sophomore year. Judson College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 41%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Judson College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Judson College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Judson College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Judson College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Judson College's endowment was $15.4 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $11,912 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Judson College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Judson College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Judson College.

Based on this information, how does Judson College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Judson College a good school for you?

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Where is Judson College Located?

Judson College is located in the rural setting of Marion, Alabama, in the suburbs of Birmingham.

If you want to see Judson College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate Highway 59/20/ U. S. Highway 80(4 lane) to Marion, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Birmingham International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Judson College and Marion are like without leaving home.

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College Info

302 Bibb Street Marion, AL 36756

Campus Setting: Rural

Judson College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Judson College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Judson College is Continuous processing.

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

Judson College ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Judson College is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Judson College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Judson College SAT Scores


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Judson College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Judson College is like? There are approximately 229 students enrolled at Judson College. 83% percent of students attend school full-time, 81% percent are from AL and 19% percent of students are from other states.


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