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Colleges / University of Jamestown

University of Jamestown

Jamestown, ND 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate88%

JC Admissions

University of Jamestown is not difficult to get into. University of Jamestown admitted 88% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 1,268 students applied to University of Jamestown and 1,120 were admitted.

If you are thinking about applying to University of Jamestown, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

University of Jamestown Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of University of Jamestown's admissions stats.

University of Jamestown 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

University of Jamestown Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for University of Jamestown.

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

Applying Early to University of Jamestown?

University of Jamestown does not offer early decision or early action.

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

More on University of Jamestown Admissions

Transferring to University of Jamestown

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to University of Jamestown

University of Jamestown has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does University of Jamestown Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at University of Jamestown

What does University of Jamestown consider 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
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered

Make sure to check with University of Jamestown for more information on admission factors.

University of Jamestown 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to University of Jamestown, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with University of Jamestown's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of Jamestown?

Students admitted to University of Jamestown have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

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

University of Jamestown 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 University of Jamestown

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to University of Jamestown. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in University of Jamestown during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

University of Jamestown Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to University of Jamestown?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Jamestown.

Does University of Jamestown accept transfer credits?

✅ University of Jamestown accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Jamestown accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does University of Jamestown accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ University of Jamestown accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to University of Jamestown?

✅ University of Jamestown is not test optional.

What is University of Jamestown's acceptance rate?

✅ University of Jamestown's acceptance rate is 88%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Jamestown?

❌ University of Jamestown does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About University of Jamestown?

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JC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into JC? JC is a less selective institution. The JC acceptance rate is 88%. This means that the institution accepts 88 out of every 100 applicants.


JC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

JC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available


Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At JC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.4. 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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Campus Setting

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Tuition and Fees

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Application Deadline

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