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New Jersey City University Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

Jersey City, NJ

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 2 3
Foreign Language 4  
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2039 Kennedy Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Jersey City, NJ 07305-1597
Phone
(888) 441-NJCU
Fax
(201) 200-2044
E-mail
admissions@njcu.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
May 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
 
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests
Class Rank X
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
95% of 4,868 applicants were admitted
Women
95% of 2,965 applicants were admitted
Men
94% of 1,903 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,846 (40%) of 4,606 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,043 (37%) of 2,823 admitted students enrolled
Men
803 (45%) of 1,783 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.03
3.75 and Above
10%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
32%
2.00 - 2.49
18%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
430-540 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
7%
Score of 500 - 600
36%
Score of 400 - 500
44%
Score of 300 - 400
11%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
430-540 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
8%
Score of 500 - 600
35%
Score of 400 - 500
46%
Score of 300 - 400
10%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 15%
Top quarter: 37%
Top half: 63%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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