Tuition & Fees

$18,236

$18,236

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
500-599
15%
400-499
38%
300-399
35%
200-299
8%
500-599
12%
400-499
46%
300-399
42%
24-29
7%
18-23
36%
12-17
25%
6-11
29%
Below 6
3%
24-29
3%
18-23
18%
12-17
75%
6-11
4%
24-29
4%
18-23
32%
12-17
57%
6-11
7%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,536
Declined + 4,121
Total Received 6,657
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Private (nonprofit)

1,394

undergraduate students

89

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 1,483
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: 842,051). 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
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
17%
Top 1/2
62%
Bottom 1/2
38%
Bottom 1/4
21%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
500-599
15%
400-499
38%
300-399
35%
200-299
8%
500-599
12%
400-499
46%
300-399
42%
24-29
7%
18-23
36%
12-17
25%
6-11
29%
Below 6
3%
24-29
3%
18-23
18%
12-17
75%
6-11
4%
24-29
4%
18-23
32%
12-17
57%
6-11
7%

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

Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,536
Declined + 4,121
Total Received 6,657

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

58%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,658

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $18,236
Room $4,086
Board $3,014
Books & supplies $1,700
Total $27,036
Average Financial Aid - $15,658
Total with Avg. Aid $11,378

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,071,016
State $2,566,445
Institutional $4,183,115
Other external $496,409
Total $12,316,985

Non-need-based

Federal
State $37,045
Institutional $1,170,864
Other external $60,420
Total $1,268,329
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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

1,483

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

1,394
students

Female
61%
850

Male
39%
544

6%

89
students

Female
83%
74

Male
17%
15

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

1,329
students

Female
62%
819

Male
38%
510

5%

65
students

Female
48%
31

Male
52%
34

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Student Break-down

1%
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
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

16%

Transfer applicants accepted

77%

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 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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