Saint Josephs College (SJC)

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SJC can be found in Rensselaer, IN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About a thousand students are enrolled at SJC.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores to this school. A score between 890 to 1080 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 24 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Saint Josephs College (SJC) average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.25. SJC accepts about 60% of applicants each year. Of those that are accepted, roughly 26% of students continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Saint Josephs College (SJC) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Saint Josephs College was reported as 64.2% in Fall 2013 with over 1,640 applications submitted to Saint Josephs College. 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

  • SJC ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • SJC Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Saint Josephs College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Saint Josephs 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Saint Josephs College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 72.7%
  • 2010-2011: 61.2%
  • 2011-2012: 60.1%
  • 2012-2013: 61.8%
  • 2013-2014: 64.2%
  • Projected SJC Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 63.1%

How Does Saint Josephs College (SJC) Compare?

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National Avg

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Valparaiso University79.7%
Olivet Nazarene University82.0%
Calumet College of Saint Joseph40.0%
Trinity Christian College90.2%
Saint Xavier University50.6%

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 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 Saint Josephs College (SJC) (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math18 - 24
Composite Score19 - 24
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