Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA

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.

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Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA

Tuition & Fees

$46,550

$46,550

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
51%
500-599
39%
400-499
3%
700-800
11%
600-699
42%
500-599
43%
400-499
4%
30-36
22%
24-29
52%
18-23
24%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,517
Declined + 2,175
Total Received 8,692
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Private (nonprofit)

4,783

undergraduate students

2,578

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 7,361
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)

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Philadelphia, PA

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.

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
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 5% of male students
 
5 sororities 26% of female students
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
51%
500-599
39%
400-499
3%
700-800
11%
600-699
42%
500-599
43%
400-499
4%
30-36
22%
24-29
52%
18-23
24%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
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
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Maureen Mathis
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 888 232-4295
F: 610 660-1314
admit@sju.edu

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$32,276

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $46,350
Room $9,102
Board $5,416
Additional fees $200
Books & supplies $893
Total $61,961
Average Financial Aid - $32,276
Total with Avg. Aid $29,685

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 610 660-2000
finaid@sju.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Elizabeth Rihl Lewinsky
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@sju.edu

Varsity Sports

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

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 Directors

Jill Bodensteiner (men's)
Director Of Athletics

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
Art
Art Education
Art History
Asian Studies
Autism Behavioral Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Business Administration/Management
Business Intelligence/Analytics
Chemical Biology
Chemistry
Classical Studies
Communications/Speech/Rhetoric
Computer Science
Computer/Information Sciences
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Cyber Security
Early Childhood Education/Pre-K-Grade 4
Early Childhood/Special Education
Economics
Education
Education Leadership/Administration
Educational Leadership/Administration
Educational/Instructional/Curriculum Supervision
Elementary Education
Elementary/Middle Level Education/4-8
English Language/Literature
Entertainment Management
Environmental Science
Family Business/Entrepreneurship
Finance
Financial Planning
Financial Planning/Services
Food Marketing
French Language/Literature
French Studies
German Language/Literature
Health Administration
Health Teacher Education
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Healthcare Ethics
History
Homeland Security
Hospital/Health Care Facilities/Administration/Management
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Health Services
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Management
International Marketing
International Relations/Affairs
Italian Language/Literature
Leadership Ethics/Organizational Sustainability
Liberal Arts
Linguistics
Managing Human Capital
Marketing/Marketing Management
Mathematics
Music
Organization Development/Leadership
Organizational Development/Leadership
Pharmaceutical/Health Care Marketing
Pharmaceutical/Healthcare Marketing
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science/Government
Professional Education
Psychology
Public Safety Management
Reading
Religion/Religious Studies
Risk Management/Insurance
Secondary Education
Secondary Mathematics Education
Sociology
Spanish Language/Literature
Special Education
Special Products Management
Sports Marketing
Strategic Human Resource Management
Theatre/Film
Theology
Writing
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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

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 Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

International Student Contact

Maureen Mathis
Director of Undergraduate Admission
610 660-1300
admit@sju.edu

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