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Judson College Admission Requirements

Marion, Alabama

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Chances of getting into Judson College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
56%
Admission Difficulty for Judson College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Average 
Applicant Competition Average 
How hard is it to get into Judson College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Judson College is 56%.  It ranks #3 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Judson College is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 244 out of 432 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent (SAT 970/1350 ACT 18/23). Judson College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.49. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Judson College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

Judson College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
970-1350
Applicants Submitting SAT 
9%
SAT Scores for Judson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Judson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 770
SAT Composite 75th 1350
Average SAT Score 1160

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Judson College?

Judson College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. Judson College ranks #6 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Judson College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1350 and Above Good >71%
1160 to 1350 Avg + 56%-71%
970 to 1160 Avg - 40%-56%
780 to 970 Reach 26%-40%
Less than 780 Low <26%
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Judson College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
91%
ACT Scores for Judson College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Judson College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Judson College?

Admission data indicates that Judson College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Judson College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Judson College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
23 and Above Good >73%
20 to 23 Avg + 56%-73%
18 to 20 Avg - 43%-56%
16 to 18 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 16 Low <31%
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Judson College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.49
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Judson College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Judson College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Judson College was 3.49 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in Alabama for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Judson College accepts 56% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

78% of Judson College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Judson College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 25%
Top 25% of class 49%
Top 50% of class 78%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Judson College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 432 0 432
Accepted 244 0 244
Acceptance Rate 56% ? 56%
Enrolled 73 0 73
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% ? 30%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Judson College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Judson College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Judson College Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Judson College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101541 IPEDS survey data for Judson College.

FAQs

Does Judson College prefer SAT or ACT?

9% of students submit their SAT scores to Judson College. 91% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Judson College?

56% of those who apply are granted admission to Judson College. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Judson College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1350. 9% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Judson College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 91% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.