Saint Joseph's University: Ranking & Review

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Philadelphia
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United States
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World
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64601586
Top 10%

Saint Joseph's University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate77%75%79%
Applicants8,9724,1394,833
Admissions6,9253,0903,835
Enrolled undergraduates1,076485591
Enrolled total (including graduate students)8,0853,4614,624

3,366 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,195 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores710
Percent of students submitting SAT scores66%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
600
Math
600

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores296
Percent of students submitting ACT scores28%
ACT Composite
25
ACT English
24
ACT Math
26

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $35.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Saint Joseph's University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$60,854$60,854
Off-campus$60,854$60,854
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,840 and other expenses per full academic year.

Saint Joseph's University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,889 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$43,700$43,700
Fees for full-time undergraduates$180$180
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$584$584
Tuition for Full-time graduates$16,401$16,401
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$911$911

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services6563741,030
Education6134012413
Health Professions and Related Programs58211269
Social Sciences97125222
Biological and Biomedical Sciences70777
Psychology591372
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs7070
English Language and Literature & Letters371249
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services112637
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3636
History1616
Physical Sciences1414
Visual and Performing Arts1212
Public Administration and Social Service Professions99
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields88
Philosophy and Religious Studies88
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies145
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service55
Mathematics and Statistics55
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics33
Natural Resources and Conservation33
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Legal Professions and Studies11
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences
Grand Total1,2191,134122,365

A total of 1,219 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Saint Joseph's University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,146 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate82%80%83%
  • Full-time retention rate - 91%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesSJU
Founded1851
MottoSpirit, Intellect, Purpose
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorscrimson, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,045
Instructional FTE420
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.sju.edu
Address5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19131-1395
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,581,000
Phone6106601000
Fax+1 (610) 660 3300

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