If you want to apply to Jacksonville University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
The following is an overiew of some of Jacksonville University's admissions stats.
|Jacksonville University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||13%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||17%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||11%|
These are the application deadlines for Jacksonville University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Jacksonville University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is not difficult.
Jacksonville University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Jacksonville University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Jacksonville University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Jacksonville University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Jacksonville 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||√|
|Other Requirements||√||audition for music, dance, and theater majors; portfolio for art, computer art, and design majors; interview for the Honors Program|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Jacksonville University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6. Jacksonville University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Out of all students that were admitted, 48.74% submitted a class rank. At Jacksonville University 13% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 39% were in the top 25% and 71% were in the top 50%.
At Jacksonville University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||13.17%|
|3.50 and 3.74||17%|
|3.25 and 3.49||12.6%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13.05%|
|2.50 and 2.9||12.26%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2.52%|
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 Jacksonville University directly.
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.
Jacksonville University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Jacksonville University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 17% of Jacksonville University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 11% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Jacksonville University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1030 and 1250 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Jacksonville University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1250 and 25% of scored lower than 1030, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Jacksonville University students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Jacksonville University students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.
To be most competitive at Jacksonville University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Jacksonville University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Jacksonville University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Jacksonville University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Jacksonville University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Jacksonville University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Jacksonville University.
Does Jacksonville University accept transfer credits?
✅ Jacksonville University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Jacksonville University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Jacksonville University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Jacksonville University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Jacksonville University?
❌ No, Jacksonville University is test optional, so you can make the call whether or not to include your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Jacksonville University's acceptance rate?
✅ Jacksonville University has an acceptance rate of 63%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Jacksonville University?
❌ Jacksonville University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Jacksonville University? Jacksonville University is a somewhat selective institution. The Jacksonville University acceptance rate is 63%. This means that the institution accepts 63 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Jacksonville University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Jacksonville University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
26 and Above
19 to 26
19 and Less
Composite SAT Range
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Jacksonville University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.61. 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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