Johnson C. Smith University

100 Beatties Ford Rd, Charlotte, United States
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Overview of Johnson C. Smith University

About this school

Johnson C. Smith University is a private, liberal arts institution. Programs are offered through the Divisions of Education, Physical Education, Health, and Psychology, Humanities, Mathematics and Sciences, and Social Sciences. Its 105-acre campus, located near downtown Charlotte, includes buildings of traditional and modern design.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,394
    • Men:544 (39.0%)
    • Women:850 (61.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Johnson C. Smith University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
100 Beatties Ford Road
City, State, Zip
Charlotte, NC  28216-5398
Phone
(704) 378-1010
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
38% of 6,657 applicants were admitted
Women
38% of 4,327 applicants were admitted
Men
38% of 2,330 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
549 (22%) of 2,536 admitted students enrolled
Women
327 (20%) of 1,648 admitted students enrolled
Men
222 (25%) of 888 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.77
375 And Above
13%
3.50 - 3.74
4%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
22%
2.00 - 2.49
20%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
0%
• Score 500 - 600
12%
• Score 400 - 500
46%
• Score 300 - 400
42%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
0%
• Score 500 - 600
15%
• Score 400 - 500
38%
• Score 300 - 400
35%
• Score 200 - 300
8%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
15-19 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
4%
• Score 18 - 23
32%
• Score 12 - 17
57%
• Score 6 - 11
7%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $18,236 (56.746328105551406%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,100 (22.09360219068957%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,700 (5.290017425939756%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $5,100 (15.870052277819267%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Johnson C. Smith University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1 | Final deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002936
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
291 (97.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
276 (94.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
275 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
10 (3.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$16,143
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 261 (94.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,405
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 251 (91.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,746
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 9 (3.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
15 (5.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,707

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,222 (95.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,180 (96.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,174 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
57 (4.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$15,658
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,127 (96.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,855
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,109 (94.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,528
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 43 (3.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
76 (5.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,336

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,769
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering/Technologies, Mathematics
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Out-of-State Students, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


94

Part-Time Faculty


79

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


47%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 41% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 42% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 42% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
299,033

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
125
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Johnson C. Smith University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


69.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


32.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


42.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


44.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (25)


  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminology
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • History, General
  • Information Technology
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Public administration and social services, Business/marketing, Communication/journalism

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Social Work

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Social Work

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    792,862

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    100 acres

    Environment


    Urban environment

    Campus Size


    Atlanta

    Weather


    Temperature
    29.6 average low in January, 85.8 average high in September
    Rain
    112 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    Charlotte
    Nearest Bus Station
    2 mile(s) from campus in Charlotte
    Nearest Train Station
    5 mile(s) from campus in Charlotte

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    62% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    38%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division II
    Mascot
    Golden Bull
    School Colors
    Blue and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Bowling
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Bowling
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    -

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Johnson C. Smith University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, national fraternities, national sororities

    Sororities


    8% of women participate

    Fraternities


    8% of men participate

    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,329

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,394
    Women
    850
    Men
    544

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.1% Asian
    • 85.2% Black/African-American
    • 3.6% Hispanic/Latino
    • 1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 1.2% White
    • 8.1% Unknown

    International Students


    1.2% from 8 countries

    Average Age


    23

    Number of Graduate Students


    89

    Student Resources

    Study resources