Applying for Undergraduate Admissions

What We Look At in Your Application

Academic Preparation

   ° Transcripts

   ° Course selection

   ° Letters of recommendation

   ° Test scores (ACT average score is 22; SAT average is       1000 for verbal and math) (Optional)   

   °Personal essay

Personal Qualities

    ° Motivation

    ° Ambition

    ° Individualism

    ° Involvement in extracurricular activities and community       service 


Recommended High School Courses

We recommend that high school students complete a college preparatory curriculum that includes:

  • Four years of English
  • Three years of college preparatory mathematics
  • Three years of social sciences
  • Two years of science (one course with a lab)

Advanced Placement Examination Credit

JSC will grant both advanced placement and course credit to students who have received a grade of 3 or higher on the College Board's Advanced Placement (AP) Program exams. For complete details, see the college catalog.

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

JSC may grant credit for scores received on the College Level Examination Program (CLEP). See the college catalog for more details.


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