2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 1,604 students have applied and 848 students have allowed to admit to John Brown University (Acceptance rate: 52.87%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 39.27 % where 333 students have finally enrolled out of 848 admitted students.
John Brown acceptance rate is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Henderson State University and Southern Arkansas University Main Campus, its acceptance rate is lower (difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 68.81%).
John Brown enrollment rate (yield) is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 29.67%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to John Brown University

The following table summarizes the contact and directory information to apply John Brown.
Admissionwww.jbu.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.jbu.edu/apply/
Financial Aidwww.jbu.edu/admissions/financial_aid/
Net Price Calculatorinfo.eaglenet.jbu.edu/npc
Athletichttps://www.jbu.edu/academics/retention/?r=/about/retention/
Disability Servicewww.jbu.edu/sss/disability/

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average SAT score is 1,210 and the average ACT score is 26 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of John Brown University is around average than the schools (average score is 1,072). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
John Brown University1,21026
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,05022
All U.S. Colleges1,12368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges1,13269
4-Years Colleges1,12468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas1,09370

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At John Brown University, 52 students submitted SAT scores (16% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,210 and it is around average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing560655
Mathematics540665
Total1,1001,320
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At John Brown University, 237 students submitted ACT scores (71% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 26 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Composite2229
English2027
Mathematics2231

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to John Brown University. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to John Brown University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended