Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA

Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$49,610

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
570
75th
650
25th
550
75th
31
25th
25
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,609
Declined 1,864
Total Received 10,473
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Private

5,073

undergraduate students

2,790

graduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1851 by the Society of Jesus, Saint Joseph's University is a private four-year coeducational institution. The University spans two beautiful locations in Philadelphia, with the 125-acre Hawk Hill campus and 24-acre University City campus offering students the best of both worlds: a historic Main Line suburb and a vibrant Philadelphia neighborhood just west of Center City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,863
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

149-acre, suburban campus in Philadelphia (population: 1,580,863), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
570
75th
650
25th
550
75th
31
25th
25

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,609
Declined 1,864
Total Received 10,473

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

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

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

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

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Financial Aid

99%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$33,732

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $49,410
Room $9,710
Board $5,575
Additional fees $200
Books & supplies $950
Total $65,845
Average Financial Aid - $33,732
Total with Avg. Aid $32,113

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,102,495
State $1,589,356
Institutional $72,119,131
Other external
Total $80,810,982

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $28,834,249
Other external $1,331,219
Total $30,165,468

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 610 660-2000
finaid@sju.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Rowing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cycling, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, roller hockey, rugby, running, skiing, soccer, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, cheerleading, cycling, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, roller hockey, rugby, running, skiing, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cycling, dodgeball, field hockey, flag football, golf, ice hockey, kickball, lacrosse, martial arts, pickleball, rugby, soccer, softball, racquetball, skiing, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division I), Atlantic 10

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Actuarial Science. yes
Administration of Special Education. yes
Applied Behavior Analysis. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Artificial Intelligence. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business Analytics. yes yes
Cell Biology and Anatomy. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Communication and Media Studies, Other. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Criminal Justice and Corrections, General. yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Cybersecurity Defense Strategy/Policy. yes
Data Science, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
French Studies. yes
Genome Sciences/Genomics. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations. yes
Human Resources Management and Services, Other. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes yes
Information Technology. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Italian Studies. yes
Linguistics. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Marketing, Other. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Medical Informatics. yes
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Music, General. yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Oncology and Cancer Biology. yes
Pharmaceutical Sciences. yes
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design. yes yes
Pharmacology and Toxicology. yes yes yes
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Physician Assistant Residency/Fellowship Programs. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Policy Analysis. yes yes
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. yes
Risk Management. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes yes
Special Products Marketing Operations. yes yes
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Pharmacy (Direct Entry)
  2. Finance
  3. Marketing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Other

7,863

total students

43%

in-state

57%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

65%

5,073
students

Female
55%
2,769

Male
45%
2,302

35%

2,790
students

Female
68%
1,893

Male
32%
895

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

4,808
students

5%

265
students

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
China
Germany
Panama
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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