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Application Checklist

Complete your application online.

  • Send us transcripts from all schools/colleges attended.
  • Send us your ACT, SAT or CLT scores. See below for the Johnson University codes! You can also choose to submit a writing sample and two academic references in place of test scores.
  • If your test scores are included on your high school transcript, you do not need to send them again. This step is not required of applicants over age 24 who have not already taken one of the tests.
  • Some majors have minimum test score requirements. For more information, contact your admissions counselor.
  • Watch for your log-in information to! This online account will allow you to monitor your application requirements and admissions status throughout the process.
  • Check out the Senior Year Checklist for a month-by-month guide to help you get ready for JU!

Application Deadlines

  • June 1—Priority deadline for fall applications
  • November 1—Priority deadline for spring applications

JU test codes

  • FAFSA: 003495
  • SAT: 1345
  • ACT: 3968
  • TOEFL: 1345

Information for Veterans

Johnson certifies military personnel through the GI Bill in many areas and also certifies tuition assistance programs through the Department of Defense.

On April 27, 2012, President Obama signed Executive Order 13607 which established Principles of Excellence for educational institutions serving service members, veterans, spouses, and their dependents. Johnson University is in compliance with the Principles of Excellence and will be listed as a campus committed to these Principles of Excellence and our nation’s veterans, service members, and dependents.

These programs are administered and certified through the Registrar’s Office. Johnson is honored to offer quality Christian education to our veterans, active military, and their dependents.

If you believe you are eligible for educational benefits through your GI Bill or Tuition Assistance, please coordinate with your military education adviser or ESOs on receiving approval from installation commanders before applying to the institution.

Service Members Point of Contact

The University’s VA Certifying Official serves as the point of contact for service members relating to academic and financial advising. The VA Certifying Official works in the Financial Aid Office. The certifying official is familiar with many of the university services that provide academic counseling, financial aid counseling, job search support, and other student support services. Service members may contact the VA Certifying Official with any of their questions regarding their education or financial assistance at Johnson University.

Dual Enrollment

High school junior and senior students who are seeking to earn both high school and college credits through Johnson University must submit the following:

  • A completed Dual Enrollment application.
  • A high school or home school transcript (unofficial or current transcripts can be used for acceptance purposes) sent to the .
  • A letter of recommendation from a high school teacher, principal, or guidance counselor or a parent if the student is home-schooled.

Readmitted Students

Students returning to Johnson University have a simplified application process. Students who have attended Johnson within the past year should submit the re-enroll application  here.

Students who have been out of classes for more than one year should submit these items:

  • Application
  • Transcripts for all colleges attended since you were last enrolled at Johnson.

International Students

Please submit the requirements listed for all undergraduate applications. All international transcripts must be submitted with an international academic credential evaluation through a provider such as World Education Services. International students must also submit test scores with the minimum score on one of the following assessments. There are some exemptions to this requirement. If an applicant wishes to use an English proficiency measure not included in the list below, please contact the Admissions Office. Students who do not meet the required English language proficiency standard for full admission to Johnson University but who are otherwise academically eligible may be considered for conditional admission.

Evidence of Competency in English in one of the following forms (for those whose education was not primarily in English):

TOEFL Essentials: 7.5
Duolingo: 95
Pearson PTE: 50
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 450
ACT English: 17
ACT Reading: 21

If you have questions, please contact if you are a student-athlete and if you are not!

Non-degree Students

The following admissions documents are required for those who desire to complete select undergraduate courses for credit as non-degree-seeking students.

Academic Catalog

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Nondiscrimination Policy

Johnson is a Christian university affiliated with Christian churches and churches of Christ. Its mission is to educate students for Christian ministries and other strategic vocations framed by the Great Commission in order to extend the kingdom of God among all nations. Accordingly, Johnson seeks to hire and educate individuals who share its vision and core values to carry out that mission. Johnson University does not unlawfully discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment practices.

Johnson University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, genetic information, or political affiliation in provision of educational opportunities, programs and activities, or employment opportunities and benefits, pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent amendments to that act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and subsequent re-authorization of that act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and subsequent amendments to that act.