Judson University Christian College: Undergraduate Program; Application Information

Application Information

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Judson University seeks students with academic ability, personal promise, strong motivation, seriousness of purpose, and high moral character. Admission is based on a careful review of credentials.

First Time Students:

First time students are students who have less than 28 semester credit hours or have no prior college coursework.

First time students are best served if they have taken a sequence of college preparatory courses in high school. It is strongly recommended that each student have the following course foundation:

  • Four years of English
  • Three years of math
  • Two years of social science
  • Two years of lab science

Admission Averages

  • Average Incoming Freshman GPA is 3.34
  • Average Freshman Composite ACT score is 23
  • Average Freshman Reading/Math SAT score is 1060
  • The middle-50% of students at Judson University have an ACT score between 21 and 26
  • Judson has advanced programs for eager students, especially those in the upper 25% of the ACT range, including Academic Grants and Honors. Students with an ACT of less than 21 should talk to an Admissions Representative about options available to them.

The Admissions Review Committee will evaluate applicants who do not meet the minimal admission standards. A limited number of marginal candidates who demonstrate strong potential to succeed in college will be accepted to the university.

First time applicants will need to submit the following:

  • An online application with the $50 application fee (waived until Jan. 1).
  • An official transcript (6 semesters or more) of your academic record sent by the high school from which you graduated or will graduate.
  • The official results of the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) sent by the ACT program or College Board, respectively. The Judson ACT code is 1101; SAT code is 1351.
  • A signed copy of the Judson University Lifestyle Statement. A copy of the Student Handbook can be found here.
  • Or submission of a printable application with the $50 application fee (waived until Jan. 1).

Transfer Students:

Transfer students are students who have completed 28 semester credit hours.Transfer student admission requirements: The Academic Policies Committee has established the following minimal admissions standards for transfer applicants:

  • Submission of the online application with the $50 application fee (waived until Jan. 1).
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) of all prior college coursework.
  • Submission of all official transcripts from institutions attended prior to Judson University.
  • Or submission of a printable application with the $50 application fee (waived until Jan. 1).

Transfer students with less than 28 semester hours will need to submit the following:

  • An online application with the $50 application fee (waived until Jan. 1).
  • An official transcript (6 semesters or more) of your academic record sent by the high school from which you graduated or will graduate.
  • The official results of the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) sent by the ACT program or College Board, respectively. The Judson ACT code is 1101; SAT code is 1351.
  • Official transcripts of all college level academic work from all institutions attended prior to Judson.
  • A signed copy of the Judson University Lifestyle Statement. A copy of the Student Handbook can be found here.
  • Or submission of a printable application with the $50 application fee (waived until Jan. 1).

Transfer students with more than 28 semester hours will need to submit the following:

  • An online application with the $50 application fee (waived until Jan. 1).
  • Official transcripts of all college level academic work from all institutions attended prior to Judson
  • A signed copy of the Judson University Lifestyle Statement. A copy of the Student Handbook can be found here.
  • Or submission of a printable application with the $50 application fee (waived until Jan. 1).

The Admissions Review Committee will evaluate applicants who do not meet the minimal admission standards. A limited number of marginal candidates who demonstrate strong potential to succeed in college will be accepted to the university.

Re-admit Students:

Re-admit students are students who have withdrawn or been absent for a semester.
Re-admit Student Broken Residence Policy:Students who discontinue and then return to Judson after an absence of two or more years have broken residence and are required to meet the graduation requirements of the catalog in effect on their return.

Directions for completing your re-admit application:You are responsible for presenting the following application for readmission to Judson University. Please typewrite or print legibly in ink. You will be notified of the admission decision after all materials have been received. All materials and correspondence should be sent to the Admissions Office, Judson University, 1151 N State St, Elgin, IL 60123.

SECTION I

You will need to send the following:

  • The completed application for re-admission with the $50 application fee (waived until Jan. 1).
  • Official transcripts of all academic work completed at other colleges since leaving Judson University.

SECTION II

  • If you are accepted for re-admission to Judson University, you will need to return a "Place in Class" deposit. Resident and commuter students will need to send in a completed Residence Reservation form, and all students must supply the Health Center with the necessary medical forms and immunization records. It is necessary that students obtain health insurance through the school or complete a "Waiver of Insurance Form".

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Judson University complies with federal and state requirements for non-discrimination on the basis of disability, sex, race, color, age, creed, and national or ethnic origin in admission and access to its programs and activities.

Requests for admissions information should be made to:
Office of Admissions
Judson University
1151 N. State Street
Elgin, IL 60123
847.628.2510
1-800-TRY-JDSN
admissions@JudsonU.edu

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