Jamestown College (JC)

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Jamestown College can be found in Jamestown, ND, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Jamestown College has only around 1000 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 860 (25th percentile) to 1100 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 21 (25th percentile) to 24 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants that get into Jamestown College. We were able to estimate the JC average GPA (3.13 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of 57 percent with 42 percent of applicants deciding to enroll.

Overall JC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Jamestown College was reported as 56.9% in Fall 2013 with over 1,090 applications submitted to JC. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • JC ACT Scores: 21 - 24
  • JC Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Jamestown College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Jamestown College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Jamestown College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 67.0%
  • 2010-2011: 63.6%
  • 2011-2012: 63.0%
  • 2012-2013: 56.3%
  • 2013-2014: 56.9%
  • Projected JC Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 59.3%

How Does JC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for JC is three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Presentation College66.1%
Dakota Wesleyan University70.2%
Martin Luther College96.2%
Minneapolis College of Art and Design59.0%
Bethany Lutheran College74.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to JC (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math19 - 25
Composite Score21 - 24
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