If you are considering submitting an application to JC, 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 with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
|JC 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||11%|
|Mean SAT Score||1018|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||22%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||78%|
University of Jamestown 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.
Getting into JC is slightly difficult. JC evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, JC accepted 72% of all applicants, around 975 of the 1,356 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like JC, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
It is slightly difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. 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 areas where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to JC must submit the following items. Double check with JC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to JC have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 66% submitted a class rank. At JC 11% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 35% were in the top 25% and 60% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Jamestown, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||24%|
|3.50 and 3.74||17%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12%|
|2.50 and 2.9||20%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4%|
JC does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
JC does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 22% of JC's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 78% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other JC applicants, you should strive to earn between 930 and 1060 (or higher!) on the SAT. At JC 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1060 and 25% of scored lower than 930, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a JC student is 1018.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of JC students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of JC students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.
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To be most competitive at JC, 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 JC'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 JC students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to JC. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in JC during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to JC?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to JC.
Does JC accept transfer credits?
JC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. JC accepts:
Does JC accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
JC accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to JC?
JC is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is JC's acceptance rate?
JC's acceptance rate is 72%.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to JC is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to JC is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to JC is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into JC. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 24 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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1060 and Above
930 to 1060
930 and Less
The median SAT score for JC students is 1018. Applicants with SAT scores of 1060 and above have a good chance of being admitted to JC, while applicants with SAT scores between 930 to 1060 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 930 have a low chance of being offered a spot at JC.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At JC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.51. 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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