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Johnson University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Johnson University offers undergraduate, graduate, Ph.D., online and associate degrees and certificate programs. In fall 2017, the University received applications from a total of 5,535 students and admitted then at the admission rate of 86%.

  • Johnson University, Tennessee also providesfree academic servicesto current students, regardless of academic standing, through theAcademic Support Center.
  • In addition to regular admissions, students are admitted on a conditional basis too.
  • Applicants have to complete 12.5 credits and should obtain a GPA of 2 or higher to continue the studies at the university.
  • Priority financial aid deadline for new and transfer student is April 1.


Application PortalUndergraduate: Johnson University Tennessee Undergraduate Application Portal
Graduate: Application for Graduate Degree
Application FeeUndergraduate: 35 USD
Graduate: 50 USD
ACT minimum score for Teacher Education Programs21
SAT score for Teacher Education Programs1060
Financial aidAvailable
Mode of paymentCredit card
Interview requirementRequired for MA in Counselling
Student/faculty ratio14:1

Johnson University Application Deadlines

Application deadline for graduate program varies. Undergraduate applicants have priority deadlines, which are given in the table given below:

SummerMarch 15th
FallJune 1st
SpringNovember 1st

Johnson University International Admissions

Johnson University has international students from more than 20 countries. After the acceptance students are required to submit Affidavit of Financial Support Form, deposit of 1500 USD and I-20 application.

Documents required:

  • High school transcript should be evaluated by international academic credential evaluator.
  • One letter of reference from a minister or church leader.
  • Applicants have to submit Johnson lifestyle commitment form with a Personal statement of faith.

Johnson University English Language Requirements

Applicants whose second language is English are required to take English proficiency test.

TestMinimum Score

Johnson University Undergraduate Admissions

Johnson University offers more than 70 undergraduate programs.

Application portal: Johnson University Tennessee Undergraduate Application Portal

Application fee: 35 USD

Documents required:

  • High school transcript
  • Students who have completed their education from home school or high schools which are not approved by the state have to submit GED score of 2250 (2013 or before) or 600 (2014 or beyond) if they have scored less than 18 in ACT test.
  • Applicants don’t have to submit scores again if they have mentioned their test scores in the high school transcript.
  • Applicants applying for the teacher education programs must have a minimum score of 21 on the ACT or an SAT score of 1060 (1450 on the old SAT).

Johnson University Graduate Admissions

University offers popular graduate programs in different fields subject areas, such as counseling, education technology, strategic ministry, and intercultural Studies. The admission requirements for these programs are discussed below:

Application Portal: Online applications can be submitted at ‘Application for Graduate Degree’.

Application Fee: 50 USD

CoursesMA in counsellingMA in Educational TechnologyMA in Post-Baccalaureate Teacher EducationMaster of Strategic MinistryMA in Intercultural Studies or New Testament
Deadlines-May 1
July 1
November 1
February 1April 1-
Official transcriptRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired
Admission essayRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired
ResumeNot RequiredNot RequiredRequiredNot RequiredNot Required
Standardised scoresMATNot RequiredPRAXIS IorPRAXIS IINot RequiredNot Required

Additional Requirement: A few of the programs have additional admission requirements, which are enlisted below:

MA in Counselling:

  • Writing sample
  • Interviewwith the School of Social & Behavioural Science graduate faculty.
  • Counselling Prerequisite.
  • UCC Application

MA in Educational Technology:

Applicants applying for degree program must hold a current teaching license or current employment as a teacher in a state or Christian school.

Selected Applicants will get notified by the admission committee after 2 weeks within completing their application. Applicants can be admitted or conditionally admitted or denied admission by the admission committee. Applicants admitted on conditional basis are required to complete 12.5 credits and must complete skills for academic success course with a GPA of 2 or higher to continue their studies at the university.

Johnson University accepts transcript evaluated only by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services members. International Applicants should use one of the following agencies to evaluate their official transcript: World Education Services, Educational Credential Evaluators and ACRAO International Education Services.

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