College Profile: Saint Joseph's University

 
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Saint Joseph's University (also called SJU or St. Joe's) is a private, coeducational Roman Catholic university located partially in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia and partially in Lower Merion Township and located in the Pennsylvania Main Line, Pennsylvania, United States. The school was founded in 1851 as Saint Joseph's College by the Society of Jesus. As of 2007, Saint Joseph's University is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Saint Joseph's University educates over 7,500 students each year in over 50 undergraduate majors, 10 special-study options, 28 study-abroad programs, 53 graduate study areas, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. It has 17 centers and institutes. The school is one of 142 U.S. colleges with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter and AACSB business school accreditation. Saint Joseph's has grown in physical size and scope since 2000, and as of 2008, was ranked eighth among Best Universities-Master’s (North) in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2009" edition.
 
5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
19131-1395
610-660-1000 (general)
610-660-1556 (financial aid)
610-660-1300 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 5,000 - 9,999
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Roman Catholic

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
Yes ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Saint Joseph's University Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
9,942 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
7,386 Fall Applicants2,927 Total Dormitory Capacity
5,783 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
Yes Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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