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Colleges / Northern Vermont University - Johnson

Northern Vermont University - Johnson

Johnson, VT 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate86%

Northern Vermont University Johnson Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Northern Vermont University-Johnson. The acceptance rate at Northern Vermont University-Johnson is 86%. Out of 1,291 applications received in 2023, 1,107 students were offered admission.

If you are considering submitting an application to Northern Vermont University-Johnson, the application fee costs $50.

Northern Vermont University-Johnson Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Northern Vermont University-Johnson's admissions stats.

Northern Vermont University-Johnson 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 6%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Northern Vermont University-Johnson Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Northern Vermont University-Johnson.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes

Applying Early to Northern Vermont University-Johnson?

Northern Vermont University-Johnson does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Some students apply early to increase their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of being admitted, since it shows that you are very interested in a school.

➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Northern Vermont University-Johnson Admissions

How To Get Into Northern Vermont University-Johnson

Northern Vermont University Johnson is a moderately difficult school to get into. Northern Vermont University Johnson evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Northern Vermont University Johnson accepted 86% of students, approximately 1,107 from the 1,291 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Northern Vermont University Johnson, 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.

Transferring to Northern Vermont University-Johnson

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Northern Vermont University-Johnson

Northern Vermont University-Johnson has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Northern Vermont University-Johnson?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Northern Vermont University-Johnson

Curious about the factors that are considered by Northern Vermont University-Johnson during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Application Essay Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Academic GPA Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered

Make sure to check with Northern Vermont University-Johnson for more information on admission factors.

Northern Vermont University-Johnson 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Northern Vermont University-Johnson, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Northern Vermont University-Johnson'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)
Other Requirements SAT/ACT, NVU test scores
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Northern Vermont University-Johnson?

Students admitted to Northern Vermont University-Johnson have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 67% submitted a class rank. At Northern Vermont University-Johnson 6% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 12% were in the top 25% and 31% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Northern Vermont University-Johnson, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Northern Vermont University-Johnson directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Northern Vermont University-Johnson 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.

More Information on Transferring to Northern Vermont University-Johnson

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Northern Vermont University-Johnson. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Northern Vermont University-Johnson during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Northern Vermont University-Johnson Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Northern Vermont University-Johnson?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Northern Vermont University-Johnson.

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

✅ Northern Vermont University-Johnson accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Northern Vermont University-Johnson?

✅ Northern Vermont University-Johnson is not test optional.

What is Northern Vermont University-Johnson's acceptance rate?

✅ Northern Vermont University-Johnson's acceptance rate is 86%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Northern Vermont University-Johnson?

❌ Northern Vermont University-Johnson does not offer early decision.

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Northern Vermont University Johnson Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Northern Vermont University Johnson? Northern Vermont University Johnson is a somewhat selective institution. The Northern Vermont University Johnson acceptance rate is 86%. This means that the institution accepts 85 out of every 100 applicants.


Northern Vermont University Johnson Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Northern Vermont University Johnson is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Northern Vermont University Johnson is Continuous processing.

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

Northern Vermont University Johnson SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Northern Vermont University Johnson GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Northern Vermont University Johnson, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.32. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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