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American Jewish University
Bel Air, CA
FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Entrance Difficulty
Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% 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
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English    
Mathematics    
Science    
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    
 
Examinations
Exam   Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended May 31
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 Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT
Essay
SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION
Admissions Office
Address 15600 Mulholland Drive
City, State, Zip Bel Air, CA  90077-1599
Phone (310) 476-9777 x247
Fax (310) 471-3657
E-mail admissions@aju.edu
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered No
Early Decision Deadline  
Early Decision Notification  
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Action Deadline November 15
Early Action Notification Not Reported
 
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Application Fee $35
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
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APPLYING FOR ADMISSION - continued
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
2 required for all freshmen
Other  
Financial Need Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
SELECTION OF STUDENTS
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record     X  
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests     X  
Class Rank     X  
Recommendations X      
Essay X      
Interview     X  
Level of Applicant's Interest   X    
Extracurricular Activities X      
Volunteer Work X      
Particular Talent/Ability X      
Character/Personal Qualities X      
First Generation to Attend College     X  
State Residency       X
Geographic Residence       X
Relation with Alumnus     X  
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment     X  
Ethnicity       X
Work Experience     X  
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PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION
Admission Rates
Overall Admission Rate 61% of 41 applicants were admitted
   Women 64% of 22 applicants were admitted
   Men 58% of 19 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled 20 (80%) of 25 admitted students enrolled
   Women 7 (50%) of 14 admitted students enrolled
   Men Not reported
Early Decision
Admission Rate
 
Early Action
Admission Rate
Not Reported
Students Offered Wait List  
Students Accepting Wait List Position  
Students Admitted From Wait List  
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math 459 average
500-570 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 0%
  Score of 600 - 700 0%
  Score of 500 - 600 50%
  Score of 400 - 500 25%
  Score of 300 - 400 25%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
SAT Critical Reading 520 average
490-520 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 12%
  Score of 600 - 700 13%
  Score of 500 - 600 25%
  Score of 400 - 500 37%
  Score of 300 - 400 13%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
SAT Writing 512 average
500-560 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 0%
  Score of 600 - 700 37%
  Score of 500 - 600 25%
  Score of 400 - 500 13%
  Score of 300 - 400 25%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA 3.11
3.75 and Above  
3.50 - 3.74 19%
3.25 - 3.49 27%
3.00 - 3.24 18%
2.50 - 2.99 27%
2.00 - 2.49 9%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite 19 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
  Score of 30 - 36 0%
  Score of 24 - 29 34%
  Score of 18 - 23 33%
  Score of 12 - 17 33%
  Score of 6 - 11 0%
  Score of 5 or Below 0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank Top quarter: 33%
Top half: 67%
Bottom half: 33%
National Merit Scholar Not reported
Valedictorian Not reported
Class President Not reported
Student Gov. Officer Not reported