Saint Johns University

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Saint Johns University, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Collegeville, MN, a predominately rural area. Over 1,900 students are enrolled at Saint Johns University.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 1000 (25th percentile) to 1180 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 22 (25th percentile) to 27 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants accepted to Saint Johns University. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Saint Johns University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.23 - 3.45. This school has an acceptance rate of 78 percent with 30 percent of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Saint Johns University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Saint Johns University was reported as 78.3% in Fall 2020 with over 1,750 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: 22 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Saint Johns University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Saint Johns University 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 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 Saint Johns University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 87.8%
  • 2017-2018: 80.2%
  • 2018-2019: 79.7%
  • 2019-2020: 78.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 74.7%

How Does Saint Johns University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Saint Johns University is thirty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
College of Saint Benedict80.5%
Crown College49.8%
Dunwoody College of Technology96.9%
Minneapolis College of Art and Design58.5%
North Central University89.9%

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
  • 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 Saint Johns University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 610
Math490 - 570
Total Score1000 - 1180
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math23 - 28
Composite Score22 - 27
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