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Johnson C. Smith University
  • 4 Year
  • CHARLOTTE, NC

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade D+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade D+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade C

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Johnson C. Smith is a private university located in Charlotte, North Carolina. As a historically black college, JCSU has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,359 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Johnson C. Smith acceptance rate is 47%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 49% of students, Johnson C. Smith alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,600.

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100 BEATTIES FORD ROAD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28216
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Johnson C. Smith University Rankings

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JCSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
47%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
800-960
ACT Range
14-18
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$18,655 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$13,253 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 60 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 67 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 66 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    95%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,359 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
76
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
79%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Determined
    68%
  • Sophomoric
    18%
  • Outgoing
    11%
  • Lacks engagement
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
88%
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 64 responses
Poll
72%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 89 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Expensive
    31%
  • Pride
    31%
  • Tradition
    23%
  • Lack of pride and energy
    6%
  • Underrated
    6%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$28,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 28 responses

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