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William Jessup University Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to William Jessup University, the fee for the application is $45.

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.

Students who apply for Fall should hear back from William Jessup University by November 1.

William Jessup University Admissions Stats at a Glance

William Jessup University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 13%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 65%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 22%
Waitlist No

Applying Early to William Jessup University?

William Jessup University 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.

How To Get Into William Jessup University

It is moderately difficult to get into William Jessup University. William Jessup University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, William Jessup University accepted 65% of students, around 463 of the 710 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like William Jessup University, 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.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to William Jessup University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are 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 put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at William Jessup University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Important
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Geographical Residence Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Important
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Considered

William Jessup University Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to William Jessup University must submit the following items. Double check with William Jessup University'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) 2.0
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into William Jessup University?

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

Out of all students that were admitted, 27% submitted a class rank. At William Jessup University 13% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36% were in the top 25% and 60% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At William Jessup University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 27%
3.75 and 3.99 18.8%
3.50 and 3.74 9.9%
3.25 and 3.49 11.9%
3.00 and 3.24 14.9%
2.50 and 2.9 18.8%
2.00 and 2.49 3%

William Jessup University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

William Jessup University 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 2021, 65% of William Jessup University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 22% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for William Jessup University?

To be competitive with other William Jessup University applicants, you should strive to earn between 968 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At William Jessup University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 968, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of William Jessup University students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 478 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of William Jessup University students scored 613 or higher, and 75% scored a 478 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for William Jessup University?

To be most competitive at William Jessup University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for William Jessup University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for William Jessup University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

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Transferring to William Jessup University

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to William Jessup University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in William Jessup University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term

William Jessup University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to William Jessup University?

Students who are admitted to William Jessup University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does William Jessup University accept transfer credits?

William Jessup University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. William Jessup University accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • Life Long Learning Credit
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does William Jessup University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

William Jessup University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to William Jessup University?

William Jessup University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is William Jessup University's acceptance rate?

William Jessup University's acceptance rate is 65%.

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William Jessup University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

65%

How hard is it to get into William Jessup University? William Jessup University is a somewhat selective institution. The William Jessup University acceptance rate is 65%. This means that the institution accepts 65 out of every 100 applicants.

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William Jessup University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to William Jessup University is Continuous processing.

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

William Jessup University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above

Good

19 to 28

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to William Jessup University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into William Jessup University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 28 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.

William Jessup University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

968 - 1220

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Math SAT Range

470 - 600

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Reading SAT Range

478 - 613

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William Jessup University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.44

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At William Jessup University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.44. 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.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,841

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

65%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$33,550

Out-of-State

$33,550

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Application Deadline

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