Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA

Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA

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Undergrad Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$47,940

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
51%
500-599
39%
400-499
3%
700-800
11%
600-699
42%
500-599
43%
400-499
3%
30-36
22%
24-29
53%
18-23
24%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

10.4

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,517
Declined 2,175
Total Received 8,692
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Private

4,783

undergraduate students

2,578

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,361
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic (Jesuit)

125-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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Union Board
  • Hand-in-Hand
  • 54th Airborne / Booster Club
  • Appalachian Experience
  • Weekly Service

Top Events

  • Activity Fair
  • Spring Concert
  • Hawk Fest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
82%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
51%
500-599
39%
400-499
3%
700-800
11%
600-699
42%
500-599
43%
400-499
3%
30-36
22%
24-29
53%
18-23
24%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.66

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,517
Declined 2,175
Total Received 8,692

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
interview
racial/ethnic status
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $47,740
Room & board $14,840
Additional fees $200
Books & supplies $893
Other fees $865
Total $64,538

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field

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 Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Applied Behavior Analysis
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication, General
Criminology
Economics, General
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Finance, General
Financial Planning and Services
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
French Studies
German Language Teacher Education
German Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History Teacher Education
History, General
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Science/Studies
Insurance
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Italian Studies
Knowledge Management
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Organizational Behavior Studies
Philosophy
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Small Business Administration/Management
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Products Marketing Operations
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

7,361

total students

46%

in-state

54%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

65%

4,783
students

Female
54%
2,574

Male
46%
2,209

35%

2,578
students

Female
65%
1,673

Male
35%
905

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

4,221
students

Female
53%
2,234

Male
47%
1,987

12%

562
students

Female
61%
340

Male
39%
222

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 88%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

81

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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