Tuition & Fees

$18,236

$18,236

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
2%
500-599
6%
400-499
57%
300-399
32%
200-299
3%
600-699
2%
500-599
11%
400-499
48%
300-399
30%
200-299
9%
24-29
4%
18-23
27%
12-17
48%
6-11
20%
Below 6
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
2%
18-23
29%
12-17
67%
6-11
1%
24-29
2%
18-23
35%
12-17
61%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,646
Declined + 3,195
Total Received 5,841
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Private (nonprofit)

1,326

undergraduate students

102

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Sport Management
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Codes

SAT 5333
ACT 3112

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School Facts

Johnson C. Smith University is a private, coeducational liberal arts school founded in 1867 as Biddle Memorial Institute. Its 100-acre campus is located in Charlotte, NC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,428
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Charlotte, NC

100-acre, urban campus in Charlotte (population: 809,958). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Johnson C. Smith University
100 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 8% of male students
 
6 sororities 8% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
51%
Bottom 1/2
49%
Bottom 1/4
23%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
2%
500-599
6%
400-499
57%
300-399
32%
200-299
3%
600-699
2%
500-599
11%
400-499
48%
300-399
30%
200-299
9%
24-29
4%
18-23
27%
12-17
48%
6-11
20%
Below 6
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
2%
18-23
29%
12-17
67%
6-11
1%
24-29
2%
18-23
35%
12-17
61%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,646
Declined + 3,195
Total Received 5,841

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

James Burrell
Director of Admissions
P: 800 782-7303
F: 704 378-1242
admissions@jcsu.edu

Cost

Tuition $18,236
Room $4,086
Board $3,014
Books & supplies $1,700
Total $27,036
Average Financial Aid - $15,853
Total with Avg. Aid $11,183

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,853

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,257,801
State $2,682,072
Institutional $4,155,942
Other external $304,739
Total $12,400,554

Non-need-based

Federal $7,015
State $46,903
Institutional $1,159,713
Other external $39,171
Total $1,252,802

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (Division II)
Mascot
Golden Bulls
School colors
gold and navy blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Arts
Community Health
Computer Engineering
Computer Science/Information Systems
Criminology
Economics
English
French
Health Education
History
Information Systems Engineering
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Music
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology
Social Work
Spanish
Sport Management
Visual/Performing Arts
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Undergraduate

93%

1,326
students

Female
61%
809

Male
39%
517

Graduate

7%

102
students

Female
91%
93

Male
9%
9

undergraduateFull-time

96%

1,284
students

Female
61%
782

Male
39%
502

undergraduatePart-time

4%

42
students

Female
65%
27

Male
35%
15

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
84%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

36%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Countries most often represented Canada
Haiti
Jamaica
South Africa
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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