Tuition & Fees

$36,140

$36,140

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
33%
400-499
45%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
48%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
0
24-29
22%
18-23
65%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

2%

98%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 579
Declined + 145
Total Received 724
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Private (nonprofit)

987

undergraduate students

1,578

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of Saint Joseph, founded in 1932 by the Sisters of Mercy, is a private, Catholic institution. It comprises an undergraduate women's college, a coed bachelor's degree completion program for adults, and coed graduate and professional practice programs. Its 90-acre main campus is located in West Hartford, CT.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,565
Established in 1932
Coeducational Women's College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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West Hartford, CT

90-acre campus in West Hartford (population: 63,268). Served by air and bus.

University of Saint Joseph
1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
58%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
0%
Top 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
33%
400-499
45%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
48%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
30-36
0
24-29
22%
18-23
65%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 579
Declined + 145
Total Received 724

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Interview
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Samantha Powers
Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 866 442-8752
admissions@usj.edu

Cost

Tuition $34,530
Room $6,050
Board $5,810
Additional fees $1,610
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $49,100

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
diving
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Greater Northeast Athletic Conference
Mascot
Blue Jay
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art History
Autism/Applied Behavioral Analysis
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Child Study
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Early Childhood Education/Special Education
Education
English
Family Studies
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Management
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Psychology
Public Health
Public Policy/Advocacy
Religious Studies
School Counseling
Social Work
Spanish
Special Education
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

38%

987
students

Female
98%
967

Male
2%
20

Graduate

62%

1,578
students

Female
83%
1,317

Male
17%
261

undergraduateFull-time

77%

761
students

Female
100%
756

Male
0%
5

undergraduatePart-time

23%

226
students

Female
94%
211

Male
6%
15

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

37%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

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

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Ghana
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Samantha Powers
Associate Director of Admissions
admissions@usj.edu

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