Johnson C Smith UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Charlotte, North Carolina Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$18,784

Avg tuition

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About Johnson C Smith University

Johnson C Smith University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Charlotte, North Carolina. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,494, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 47%. The university offers 22 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 49%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $18,784.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

47% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 47%

Retention Rate 66%

Graduation Rate 49%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 803-960

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 14-18

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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62%

Female Student Population

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

1k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Black

83%

Unknown

11%

White

2%

Hispanic

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Two or more races

0%

Asian

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

79% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

79%

State Grant Aid

46%

Institution Grant Aid

67%

Pell Grant

79%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,853
State Grant Aid $4,472
Institution Grant Aid $8,002
Pell Grant Aid $5,272
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.