Judson University

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Judson University can be found in Elgin, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Judson University has an enrollment of approximately a thousand students.

The majority of students that got into this school earned an SAT score within the range of 880 to 1100, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 19 to 25. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Judson University average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.33 for accepted students. Judson University admits approximately 40% of applicants each year. Of those that are accepted, nearly 29% of students continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at judsonu.edu.

Overall Judson University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Judson University was reported as 38.5% in Fall 2020 with over 1,710 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Judson University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Judson University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Judson University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 74.9%
  • 2017-2018: 71.2%
  • 2018-2019: 71.0%
  • 2019-2020: 38.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 54.5%

How Does Judson University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Judson University is forty-seven percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Wheaton College84.8%
Elmhurst College67.9%
North Central College53.6%
Benedictine University41.7%
Trinity International University-Illinois60.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records 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 2020)


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 550
Math450 - 550
Total Score880 - 1100
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 25
Math17 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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