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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
560
75th
640
25th
540
75th
29
25th
23
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,111
Declined 1,521
Total Received 7,632
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Private

5,016

undergraduate students

3,420

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 8,436
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

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: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent 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
22%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
560
75th
640
25th
540
75th
29
25th
23

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

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,111
Declined 1,521
Total Received 7,632

Admissions Factors

Required

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

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

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

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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$25,084

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $47,740
Room $9,424
Board $5,416
Additional fees $200
Books & supplies $910
Total $63,690
Average Financial Aid - $25,084
Total with Avg. Aid $38,606

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,357,444
State $1,402,815
Institutional $64,973,954
Other external $606,066
Total $70,340,279

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $26,471,595
Other external $476,459
Total $26,948,054
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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
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Tennis

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.
Actuarial Science.
Adult Development and Aging.
Ancient Studies/Civilization.
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Biochemistry.
Bioethics/Medical Ethics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Creative Writing.
Criminology.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Environmental Science.
European Studies/Civilization.
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other.
Finance, General.
Financial Planning and Services.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
French Studies.
German Language and Literature.
Gerontology.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Homeland Security.
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
Insurance.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Marketing.
International Relations and Affairs.
Italian Language and Literature.
Italian Studies.
Knowledge Management.
Latin Language and Literature.
Legal Professions and Studies, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marketing, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Nurse Anesthetist.
Organizational Behavior Studies.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management.
Reading Teacher Education.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Small Business Administration/Management.
Social Sciences, General.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Special Products Marketing Operations.
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Finance
  3. Food 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

8,436

total students

43%

in-state

57%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

5,016
students

Female
54%
2,693

Male
46%
2,323

41%

3,420
students

Female
65%
2,213

Male
35%
1,207

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

4,286
students

Female
53%
2,266

Male
47%
2,020

15%

730
students

Female
59%
427

Male
41%
303

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
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

3%

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 transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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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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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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