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University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, CT

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.

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, CT

Tuition & Fees

$40,586

$40,586

not including room and board

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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%
700-800
0
600-699
12%
500-599
42%
400-499
35%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
23%
18-23
61%
12-17
8%
24-29
8%
18-23
77%
12-17
15%
24-29
46%
18-23
46%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

19%

male

81%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,261
Declined + 385
Total Received 1,646
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Private (nonprofit)

904

undergraduate students

1,494

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Social Work
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 3754
ACT 0588

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,398
Established in 1932
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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West Hartford, CT

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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
61%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned 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

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%
700-800
0
600-699
12%
500-599
42%
400-499
35%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
23%
18-23
61%
12-17
8%
24-29
8%
18-23
77%
12-17
15%
24-29
46%
18-23
46%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Molly Dever
Director of Admissions
P: 866 442-8752
admissions@usj.edu

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$28,474

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,482
Room $6,631
Board $4,233
Additional fees $2,104
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $52,450
Average Financial Aid - $28,474
Total with Avg. Aid $23,976

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

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 860 231-5223
financialaid@usj.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Stacey Downing
Director of Financial Aid
sdowning@usj.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
diving
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

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
Mascot
Blue Jay
School colors
blue and gold

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art History
Autism/Applied Behavioral Analysis
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business/Management
Chemistry
Child Study
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Computer/Data Science
Criminal Justice/Restorative Justice
Digital Media/Communication
Early Childhood Education/Special Education
Education
Education/Teacher Licensure
English
Exercise Science
Health Science
History
Management
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition
Nutrition/Dietetics
Pharmacy
Physician Assistant Studies
Psychology
Public Health
Public Policy/Advocacy
Religious Studies
School Counseling
Social Work
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management/Promotion
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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

2,398

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

38%

904
students

Female
81%
728

Male
19%
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 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
55%
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

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Jourdan Milardo
Designated School Official
jmilardo@usj.edu

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