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Judson University

Elgin, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate59%

About Judson University

Judson is home to over 1,100 students from 36 states and 30 countries. Judson offers more than 65 different majors and minors for traditional, graduate, and adult students and ranks consistently among the Best Regional Universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. Judson has also been recognized as a “Christian College of Distinction.” With an academically challenging environment and an encouraging spiritual community, Judson shapes lives that shape the world.

Judson University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Elgin, Illinois. Judson University was founded in 1963. The college currently enrolls around 973 students a year, including 972 undergrads.

Judson University Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Judson University is 59%. Out of 1,148 applications received in 2022, 678 students were offered admission.

Judson University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 59%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 47%

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Judson University is located in the town of Elgin, Illinois, in the suburbs of Chicago.

If you want to see Judson University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Elgin, or book a flight to the nearest airport, OHare International.

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College Info

1151 North State Street Elgin, IL 60123-1498

Campus Setting: Suburban

Judson University Application Deadline

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Judson University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

920 - 1130


Math SAT Range

450 - 560


Reading SAT Range

460 - 580

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Judson University students is 1030. Applicants with SAT scores of 1130 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Judson University, while applicants with SAT scores between 920 to 1130 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 920 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Judson University.

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Wondering what life at Judson University is like? There are approximately 973 students enrolled at Judson University, including 972 undergraduate students and 1 graduate students. 93% percent of students attend school full-time, 74% percent are from IL and 26% percent of students are from other states.


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