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
4%
500-599
20%
400-499
61%
300-399
15%
600-699
2%
500-599
21%
400-499
50%
300-399
27%
30-36
1%
24-29
3%
18-23
19%
12-17
54%
6-11
22%
Below 6
1%
24-29
3%
18-23
16%
12-17
80%
6-11
1%
24-29
2%
18-23
29%
12-17
64%
6-11
4%
Below 6
1%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,919
Declined + 3,450
Total Received 6,369
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Private (nonprofit)

1,480

undergraduate students

85

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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Location

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 1,565
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)

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Charlotte, NC

100-acre, urban campus in Charlotte (population: 859,035). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
20%
400-499
61%
300-399
15%
600-699
2%
500-599
21%
400-499
50%
300-399
27%
30-36
1%
24-29
3%
18-23
19%
12-17
54%
6-11
22%
Below 6
1%
24-29
3%
18-23
16%
12-17
80%
6-11
1%
24-29
2%
18-23
29%
12-17
64%
6-11
4%
Below 6
1%

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 2,919
Declined + 3,450
Total Received 6,369

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

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

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,432

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $18,236
Room $4,086
Board $3,014
Books & supplies $1,700
Total $27,036
Average Financial Aid - $15,432
Total with Avg. Aid $11,604

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,949,475
State $3,016,623
Institutional $4,741,197
Other external $429,175
Total $14,136,470

Non-need-based

Federal
State $41,977
Institutional $723,739
Other external $58,669
Total $824,385
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 704 378-1035
financialaid@jcsu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Shelline Warren
Director of Financial Aid
swarren@jcsu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, flag football, table tennis

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Athletic Directors

Stephen Joyner (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Mascot
Golden Bulls
School colors
gold and navy blue

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Sport Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • External degree program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

1,565

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

1,480
students

Female
61%
902

Male
39%
578

5%

85
students

Female
92%
78

Male
8%
7

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,428
students

Female
62%
877

Male
38%
551

4%

52
students

Female
49%
25

Male
51%
27

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
85%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

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

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 transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Countries most often represented Canada
Jamaica
Serbia
South Africa
Trinidad And Tobago
Zimbabwe
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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