Undergraduate Catalog - Admissions Information - Policy and Procedure | Judson University Christian College

Policy and Procedure for Admission

Policy

Judson 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.

The Academic Policies Committee has established the following minimum admissions standards: class rank at the 50th percentile, composite ACT of 21 or composite SAT of 990, and GPA of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale). Applicants who do not meet the minimum admission standards will be evaluated by the Admissions Review Committee. A limited number of marginal candidates who demonstrate strong potential to succeed at the collegiate level are accepted.

Prospective students are best served if they have taken a sequence of university preparatory courses in high school. It is strongly recommended that students have the following course foundation: 4 years of English, 3 years of math, 2 years of social science, and 2 years of lab science, and 1 year flex credits art, music, foreign language, American sign language, or vocational credit.  These requirements align with Illinois state standards.

Requests for admission information should be made to the Director of Enrollment Services, Judson University, 1151 N. State St., Elgin, IL 60123, (847) 628-2510 or (800)879-5376.

Procedure

If you will be an entering freshman, you will need to provide the following:

  1. A completed application for admission form.
  2. A non-refundable $50 application fee.
  3. An official transcript (6 semesters or more) of your academic record sent by the high school from which you graduated (or will graduate). General Educational Development (GED) scores are acceptable, if they meet the minimum admissions requirement.
  4. The official results of the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) sent by the ACT program or College Board respectively. If this is not available through your high school, write to the American College Testing Program, Box 168, Iowa City, Iowa 52240 or College Board ATP, Box 592-A, Princeton, NJ 08541. The Judson ACT Code is 1101; SAT code is 1351.
  5. A signed copy of the Judson Lifestyle statement.
  6. Deadline dates are August 10 for fall and January 1 for spring enrollment. All registrations must be processed before the first day of class for each term.


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