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Tuition & Fees

$43,030

$43,030

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
26%
500-599
56%
400-499
14%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
35%
500-599
50%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
32%
500-599
47%
400-499
18%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
20%
24-29
49%
18-23
29%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
60%
18-23
28%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
61%
18-23
26%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,814
Declined + 1,511
Total Received 8,325
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Private (nonprofit)

5,395

undergraduate students

3,234

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Finance
  3. Food Marketing
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Codes

SAT 2801
ACT 3684

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School Facts

Saint Joseph's University, founded in 1851 by the Society of Jesus, is a private, four-year, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Philadelphia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 8,629
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Philadelphia, PA

105-acre, suburban campus in Philadelphia (population: 1,553,165), five miles from city center. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to off-campus apartments and local destinations. Public transportation serves campus.

Saint Joseph's University
5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 6% of male students
 
5 sororities 22% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
26%
500-599
56%
400-499
14%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
35%
500-599
50%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
32%
500-599
47%
400-499
18%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
20%
24-29
49%
18-23
29%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
60%
18-23
28%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
61%
18-23
26%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,814
Declined + 1,511
Total Received 8,325

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Maureen Mathis
Assistant Provost, Undergraduate Admissions
P: 888 BEAHAWK
F: 610 660-1314
admit@sju.edu

Cost

Tuition $42,840
Room $8,924
Board $5,284
Additional fees $190
Books & supplies $825
Total $58,063
Average Financial Aid - $25,959
Total with Avg. Aid $32,104

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,959

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,392,792
State $1,579,546
Institutional $54,861,040
Other external $682,181
Total $60,515,559

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $22,211,828
Other external $625,311
Total $22,837,139

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division I), Atlantic 10
Mascot
Hawks
School colors
crimson and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Adult Development/Aging
Ancient Studies
Art
Art Education
Asian Studies
Autism Behavioral Studies
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Business Administration/Management
Business Intelligence/Analytics
Business/Commerce
Chemical Biology
Chemistry
Communications/Speech/Rhetoric
Community Organization/Advocacy
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Teacher Education
Computer/Information Sciences
Creative Writing
Criminology
Economics
Education
Education Leadership/Administration
Educational Leadership/Administration
Educational/Institutional/Media Design
Educational/Instructional/Curriculum Supervision
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Teaching
English Language/Literature
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians
Environmental Protection/Safety Management
Environmental Science
European Studies/Civilization
Family Business/Entrepreneurship
Finance
Financial Planning
Financial Planning/Services
Food Marketing
French Language/Literature
French Studies
German Language/Literature
Health Teacher Education
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Healthcare Ethics
History
Homeland Security
Hospital/Health Care Facilities/Administration/Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Interdisciplinary Health Services
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Management
International Marketing
International Relations/Affairs
Italian Language/Literature
Knowledge Management
Latin Language/Literature
Leadership Ethics/Organizational Sustainability
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts
Management Information Sciences
Managing Human Capital
Marketing/Marketing Management
Mathematics
Music
Nurse Anesthetist
Organization Development/Leadership
Pharmaceutical/Health Care Marketing
Pharmaceutical/Healthcare Marketing
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science/Government
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Safety Management
Reading
Religion/Religious Studies
Risk Management/Insurance
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish Language/Literature
Special Education
Special Education Teaching
Special Products Management
Special Products Marketing Operations
Sports Marketing
Theatre/Film
Theology
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Undergraduate

63%

5,395
students

Female
55%
2,982

Male
45%
2,413

Graduate

37%

3,234
students

Female
62%
2,000

Male
38%
1,234

undergraduateFull-time

85%

4,624
students

Female
55%
2,498

Male
45%
2,126

undergraduatePart-time

15%

771
students

Female
63%
484

Male
37%
287

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

29%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Ecuador
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
The Netherlands
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Maxine Adekoya
Assistant Director for International Admissions
610 660-1300
admit@sju.edu

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