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. Around a thousand students are enrolled at Jamestown College.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 950 (25th percentile) to 1120 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 25 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants that get into Jamestown College. We were able to estimate the JC average GPA (2.98 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of 69 percent with 34 percent of applicants deciding to enroll.

Overall JC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Jamestown College was reported as 69.3% in Fall 2020 with over 1,110 college 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: 19 - 25
  • JC Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Jamestown College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 57.3%
  • 2017-2018: 65.3%
  • 2018-2019: 61.5%
  • 2019-2020: 69.3%
  • Projected JC Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 60.2%

How Does JC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for JC is twenty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Valley City State University76.2%
Concordia College at Moorhead68.4%
University of Mary73.6%
Presentation College90.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to JC (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 560
Math470 - 560
Total Score950 - 1120
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math18 - 26
Composite Score19 - 25
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