Tuition & Fees

$37,974

$37,974

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
30%
400-499
44%
300-399
11%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
36%
400-499
30%
300-399
19%
200-299
6%
700-800
0
600-699
12%
500-599
42%
400-499
35%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
0
24-29
29%
18-23
59%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

3%

97%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 647
Declined + 96
Total Received 743
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Private (nonprofit)

894

undergraduate students

1,573

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Social Work
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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 women's college, a coed bachelor's degree completion program for adults, and coed graduate and professional practice programs. Its 90-acre main campus is located in West Hartford, CT.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,467
Established in 1932
Coeducational Women's 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: 63,268). Served by air and bus.

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

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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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
30%
400-499
44%
300-399
11%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
36%
400-499
30%
300-399
19%
200-299
6%
700-800
0
600-699
12%
500-599
42%
400-499
35%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
0
24-29
29%
18-23
59%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Required of some
SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Not used
ACT only Required of some

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 647
Declined + 96
Total Received 743

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Geographical residence
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

Cost

Tuition $36,273
Room $6,250
Board $4,500
Additional fees $1,701
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $49,724
Average Financial Aid - $25,455
Total with Avg. Aid $24,269

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,455

Average financial aid

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Varsity Sports

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

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
Biology
Chemistry
Child Study
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education/Special Education
Education
English
Family Studies
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Management
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physician Assistant Studies
Psychology
Public Health
Public Policy/Advocacy
Religious Studies
School Counseling
Social Work
Spanish
Special Education
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

36%

894
students

Female
97%
871

Male
3%
23

Graduate

64%

1,573
students

Female
82%
1,287

Male
18%
286

undergraduateFull-time

81%

726
students

Female
100%
720

Male
0%
6

undergraduatePart-time

19%

168
students

Female
90%
151

Male
10%
17

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

92%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

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) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
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
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented India
Jamaica
Peru
Saudi Arabia
United States Minor Outlying Islands
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Kaitlin Dornenburg
Associate Director of Admissions
kdornenburg@usj.edu

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