University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, CT

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, CT

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
24%
500-599
50%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
6%
600-699
17%
500-599
57%
400-499
17%
300-399
3%
24-29
14%
18-23
86%
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undergraduateRatios

16%

male

68%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,261
Declined 385
Total Received 1,646
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Private

1,075

undergraduate students

1,323

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,398
Established in 1932
Coeducational Coeducational

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90-acre campus in West Hartford (population: 63,133). Served by air and bus.

  • Metropolitan area: Hartford
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bradley International

University of Saint Joseph
1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford
06117

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

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
31%
Top 1/4
54%
Top 1/2
84%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
24%
500-599
50%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
6%
600-699
17%
500-599
57%
400-499
17%
300-399
3%
24-29
14%
18-23
86%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.44

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,261
Declined 385
Total Received 1,646

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
application essay
first generation
interview
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton

Club Sports Women

Field hockey

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
History, General
International/Global Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Philosophy
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

2,398

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

45%

1,075
students

Female
68%
728

Male
16%
176

62%

1,494
students

Female
82%
1,227

Male
18%
267

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

794
students

Female
80%
633

Male
20%
161

13%

110
students

Female
87%
95

Male
13%
15

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 61%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

55

Transfer students enrolled

2%

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 yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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