Johnson State College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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Johnson State College Admissions Overview:

Since Johnson State College has an acceptance rate of 95%, the vast majority of those who apply will be admitted to the school. Students can apply with the Common Application, and must also submit a letter of recommendation, a high school transcript, and scores from either the SAT or ACT. Check out Johnson State's website for more information (including additional requirements for music and theater students) and important application deadlines.

Visits to the campus are not required, but are encouraged for any interested students—get in touch with the admissions office for more details.

Admissions Data (2016):

Johnson State College Description:

Outdoor lovers with appreciate the hilltop location of Johnson State's 350-acre campus in the Green Mountains of Northern Vermont. Students will find easy access to hiking, climbing, skiing, camping, and kayaking in the vicinity. For a city escape, Burlington is an hour away and Montreal is an hour-and-a-half drive. Johnson State College is a public liberal arts college that offers over 25 bachelor's degree programs as well as a few master's and associate's programs.

About two-thirds of students come from Vermont. In the nineteenth century, Johnson State's emphasis was on teacher training. Today, teaching remains strong, but other programs in business, health, and the liberal arts are also popular among undergraduates. Academics at JSC are supported by a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of about 14.

Student life is active with over 30 clubs and a strong emphasis on community service. On the athletic front, the Johnson State Badgers compete in the NCAA Division III North Atlantic Conference for most sports. The college fields six men's and six women's intercollegiate sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,525 (1,358 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 34% Male / 66% Female
  • 65% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $11,290 (in-state); $23,746 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,988
  • Other Expenses: $1,550
  • Total Cost: $24,028 (in-state); $36,484 (out-of-state)

Johnson State College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 94%
    • Loans: 83%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,778
    • Loans: $7,459

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business, Elementary Education, Music, General Studies, Liberal Arts, Psychology, Wellness and Alternative Medicine

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 69%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 25%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 19%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 35%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Soccer, Cross Country, Track and Field, Golf, Basketball, Tennis
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Cross Country, Softball, Track and Field, Tennis

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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