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Colleges / University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton

University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton

Morrilton, AR 2-Year Public

Petit Jean College Admissions

If you want to apply to Petit Jean College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

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.

Petit Jean College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Petit Jean College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.0
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 0%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 80%

Considering Applying Early to Petit Jean College?

University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton 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.

Is Petit Jean College Hard To Get Into?

Getting into Petit Jean College is not competitive.

In 2021, Petit Jean College accepted 74% of all applicants, around 915 of the 1,234 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Petit Jean College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to practical nursing and registered nursing programs is program moderately difficult.

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

What Does Petit Jean College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider 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 the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Petit Jean College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Petit Jean College 2021-2022 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Other Requirements immunization records, prior college transcript(s)
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Petit Jean College?

Students admitted to Petit Jean College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.0.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

Petit Jean College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Petit Jean College 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 2019, 0% of Petit Jean College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 80% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Petit Jean College?

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What's a Good ACT Score for Petit Jean College?

To be most competitive at Petit Jean College, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Petit Jean College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Petit Jean College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

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Transferring to University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Petit Jean College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Petit Jean College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Petit Jean College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Petit Jean College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Petit Jean College.

Does Petit Jean College accept transfer credits?

Petit Jean College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Petit Jean College accepts:

  • Life Long Learning Credit
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Petit Jean College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Petit Jean College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Petit Jean College?

Petit Jean College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Petit Jean College's acceptance rate?

Petit Jean College's acceptance rate is 74%.

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Petit Jean College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into Petit Jean College? Petit Jean College is a open admission institution. The Petit Jean College acceptance rate is 74%. This means that the institution accepts 74 out of every 100 applicants.



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Petit Jean College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

Petit Jean College ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above


17 to 22


17 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Petit Jean College is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Petit Jean College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Petit Jean College SAT Scores


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Petit Jean College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Petit Jean College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.99. 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.

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