John Carroll University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to JCU. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to JCU.

What are your chances at JCU?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at JCU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At JCU, 8.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for John Carroll University, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for JCU?

    JCU requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Recommended of All
    Interview Recommended of All
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, JCU also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    JCU requires a minimum of 0 credits.

    What are John Carroll University’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down JCU transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline August 15
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline January 15
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for John Carroll University transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to JCU on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is John Carroll University’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, JCU received 199 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 115 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for JCU is 57.79%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into JCU. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at JCU?

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    Additionally, of the 115 accepted transfer students, 70 students enrolled - that means the yield was 60.87%.

    JCU accepts 58 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford JCU

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    What are the John Carroll University transfer GPA requirements?

    JCU requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, JCU requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to JCU?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to JCU. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to University Heights...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at JCU is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to JCU then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into JCU

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the JCU website for more info.
    JCU accepts 57.79% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into JCU, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.63 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.78. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of JCU students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 500 610 555
    SAT Reading 490 590 540
    2018 Total SAT Score 990 1200 1095
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 21 27 24
    ACT Reading 22 29 25
    2018 Total ACT Score 43 56 49

    John Carroll University’s average SAT score is 1095. To be a competitive applicant for John Carroll University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at JCU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to JCU, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Aurora University
    Transfering to Hebrew Theological College
    Transfering to Judson University
    Transfering to Kendall College
    Transfering to Moody Bible Institute