University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, CT

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, CT

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Tuition & Fees

$41,736

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
595
25th
490
75th
575
25th
480
75th
24
25th
23
75th
26
25th
23
75th
24
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

19%

male

81%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,232
Declined 347
Total Received 1,579
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Private

1,030

undergraduate students

1,945

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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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,975
Established in 1932
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

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

  • Campus Setting: Large town

University of Saint Joseph
1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT
06117

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
61%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may 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
21%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
595
25th
490
75th
575
25th
480
75th
24
25th
23
75th
26
25th
23
75th
24
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,232
Declined 347
Total Received 1,579

Admissions Factors

Required

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

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

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

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • 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
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$23,049

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,636
Room $6,896
Board $5,346
Additional fees $2,100
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $54,978
Average Financial Aid - $23,049
Total with Avg. Aid $31,929

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,455,459
State $492,633
Institutional $9,624,517
Other external $1,385,443
Total $12,958,052

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $991,785
Other external $75,689
Total $1,067,474

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 860 231-5223
financialaid@usj.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Women's

field hockey, running

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, Blue Jay 5k Gun Run, Couch to 5k Fitness Challenge, indoor soccer, penalty kick contest, total body workout, volleyball (indoor/sand) yoga, Zumba

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Greater Northeast Athletic Conference

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Applied Behavior Analysis. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Biochemistry. yes yes
Bioinformatics. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Child Development. yes
Computer Science. yes
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Education, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes
Gerontology. yes
History, General. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Nutrition Sciences. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Social Work
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,975

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

35%

1,030
students

Female
81%
834

Male
19%
196

65%

1,945
students

Female
82%
1,595

Male
18%
350

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

854
students

Female
80%
684

Male
20%
170

17%

176
students

Female
85%
150

Male
15%
26

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

16%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Countries most often represented India
Japan
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
The Netherlands
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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