Johnson C Smith University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Charlotte, NC

$18,784

Avg tuition

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About Johnson C Smith University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

HBCU: YesHistorically Black Colleges and Universities are accredited schools established prior to 1965 whose principal mission was, and is, the education of Black Americans. Explore our HBCU resource hub to learn more.

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

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

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

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.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Recommended

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 803-960

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 14-18

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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1k

Students Enrolled

5%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
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.

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%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

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

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

4

Total Online Enrollment

69

Student Location Breakout

5% 95%

Percent of Programs Online

83% On-campus

17% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 18% online

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's Not offered

Doctorate Not offered

Financial 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

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$31k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

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.