JBU Online Test Optional Admission

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Test Optional Admission vs. Regular Admission

At JBU, we understand that a standardized test is not the only predictor of academic success. Test optional admission is based on writing ability, high school GPA, a reference and interview responses.

To figure out which option is best for you, read the below options and if you’re still unsure, reach out to your admissions counselor and they’ll help you choose the best route.

Test-Optional Admission Process

1. Apply

2. Submit the following documents

  • High school transcript (GPA of 2.5 or higher)
  • Essay 
    • Must be a minimum of 500 words
  • One reference

3. Complete an interview

  • All interviews will be conducted through video chat.
  • Interview Attire – This is a formal college interview. Please dress as you would for a college/job interview.
  • Interview Length – The interview will take approximately 20–30 minutes. 

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Test-Optional Admission Contact 

Dr. Richard Ellis

Dean, College of Education, Social and Behavioral Sciences