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John Paul the Great Catholic University

John Paul the Great Catholic University
220 West Grand Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025

Official telephone: (858) 653-6740
Screen last updated on: February 2024

The admissions information below is valid for the 2023 academic year.

Application fee: $50
High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
Interview is: recommended
Standardized test requirements: SAT I or ACT required
School has formalized early decision program: no
School has early action program: no
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: no

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report considered
  • class rank not considered
  • recommendations not considered
  • standardized test scores important
  • essay very important
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview important
  • extracurricular activities considered
  • particular talent/ability important
  • character/personal qualities important
  • alumni/ae relationship not considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment very important
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work considered
  • work experience considered
Average secondary school GPA: 3.56
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 85%
Average SAT I: 589 verbal, 557 math
Combined ACT middle 50% range: 19 - 24
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT I scores: 24%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 13%

Number of completed applications received: 220
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 199
School has a waiting list policy: no
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 49%
Admission may be deferred: yes

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