University of Jamestown
Jamestown, ND 58405

Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Jamestown is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,560 applications and 894 students were granted admission. University of Jamestown is at the #55 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 75% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 19% submitted SAT scores.

Fall 2016 Admitted Students ACT Scores

Out of the total 262 enrollees 197 students submitted ACT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
English 18 24
Math 19 25
Composite 20 25

Fall 2016 Admitted Students SAT Scores

Out of the total 262 enrollees 50 students submitted SAT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
Critical Reading 450 560
Math 440 580
Combined (Math + Reading) 890 1140

Admission Requirements and Recommendations

University of Jamestown uses the following list of admission requirements and recommended documents when evaluating students applications. All documents listed under the "Required" sections must be submitted with your application but those listed under the "Recommended" section are optional.

Please double check with the school to verify the current and complete admission requirements.


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

  • Secondary school rank
  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Fall 2016 Applicants Statistics

The following table details the number of students who applied, admitted and erolled in University of Jamestown, in Fall 2016.
Men Women Total National Avg.
Applicants 1,168 392 1,560
Admitted students 642 252 894
Enrolled students 143 119 262
Acceptance rate 55% 64.3% 57.3% 64%
Yield 22.3% 47.2% 29.3% 35%

Accepted Credits

The following table outlines which college prepartory work and life expreaince will earn you credits at University of Jamestown.

Advanced placement (AP) credits
Dual credit (college credit earned while in high school)
Credit for life experiences

Admission Deadlines

June 1

  • Fall application

August 1

  • SAT Reasoning / ACT scores
  • SAT Subject score
Transfer application (regular) : Rolling admission

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of Jamestown.

University of Mary
97.9 mile away
Presentation College
99.3 mile away