Admission, Costs, and Financial Aid Admission
The University of Jamestown extends admission consideration to academically qualified students of good character and seriousness of purpose based on the following criteria: 1) high school and college academic records, 2) ACT or SAT scores, and 3) personal factors such as extra-curricular involvement, character, and leadership. A full range of opportunities at the University of Jamestown is available to all students who meet admission requirements without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disabilities, sexual orientation, or veteran status, in accordance with the law. The University reserves the right to deny admission, continued enrollment, or reenrollment to any applicant or student whose personal history and background indicate that his or her presence at the University would endanger the health, safety, welfare, or property of the members of the academic community or interfere with the orderly and effective performance of the University’s functions.
Each applicant must submit the following: • A completed online application form (no application fee). • Official transcripts of all high school and previous college credits. • Official scores of the American College Testing (ACT) Program or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) of the College Entrance Examination Board. All applicants should have satisfactorily completed a minimum of the following high school courses: four years of English and three years each of science, social studies, and mathematics. 12
Engineering, Math and Chemistry Applicants In addition to the above, all prospective engineering, mathematics, and chemistry majors should, at a minimum, have completed two years of algebra, one year of geometry, and one year of trigonometry or pre-calculus. Engineering applicants should have completed one year each of chemistry and physics. The application form is available on the University web site, www.uj.edu. A campus visit is highly recommended and may be arranged by contacting the Admission Office.
Requirements for and Notification of Acceptance
Each application for admission is considered on an individual basis. Each accepted student is required to pay an enrollment fee. All students pay a $250 enrollment fee (non-refundable after May 1).
Categories of Admission Status Good Standing Students whose records indicate good accomplishment and potential are admitted in good standing. Special Admission This classification includes the student carrying fewer than twelve semester credits who is not a candidate for a degree, the occasional student who has completed a baccalaureate degree, and the student whose program is limited to auditing courses. Former University of Jamestown Students The files of all former University of Jamestown students requesting readmittance to the University will be reviewed by the Director of Transfer Admissions. Following