Saint Joseph's University Rankings

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In the World#1401 of 14178
In North America#434 of 2629
In the United States#394 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#19 of 155
In Philadelphia#5 of 19

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$35,242 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
4,784
Graduates
2,578
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
sju.edu

Saint Joseph's University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%73%76%
Applicants8,6923,9674,725
Admissions6,5172,9093,608
Freshmen enrolled full time1,103507596

385 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,023 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
799 or 72%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1120
or below

75% of them
had 1300
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Saint Joseph's University are 1120-1300 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
174 or 18%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Saint Joseph's University are 23-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White5169 (70%)
Black or African American621 (8%)
Hispanic482 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown437 (6%)
Nonresident Alien252 (3%)
Asian232 (3%)
Two or more races149 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander11 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$35,242/year
Average aid awarded
$26,134
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$26,603
$30-48K$25,012
$48-75K$30,172
$75-110K$30,123
$110K+$36,735

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$46,350$17,334
Tuition in-state$46,350$17,334
Tuition out-of-state$46,350$17,334
Fee in-district$200
Fee in-state$200
Fee out-of-state$200

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,515
Combined charge for room and board$14,840
Room charge$9,424
Meal charge$5,416

Saint Joseph's University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Management Science29171
Criminology20153
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration & Management2166
Special Products Marketing Operations11720
Marketing & Marketing Management, General10821
Finance, General9630
Special Education and Teaching, General87
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision482
Accounting711
Elementary Education and Teaching607
Business & Commerce, General67
Psychology, General4420
Speech Communication and Rhetoric63
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other2439
Biology & Biological Sciences, General548
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other60
Business Administration and Management, General316
Secondary Education and Teaching37
Insurance35
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations33
Educational Leadership and Administration, General1716
English Language and Literature, General31
International Business & Trade & Commerce262
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General1017
Computer Science1412
Financial Planning and Services25
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies24
Political Science and Government, General18
Reading Teacher Education17
Biochemistry13
Educational & Instructional Technology13
Actuarial Science12
Health Teacher Education11
International Relations and Affairs10
Economics, General10
International Marketing10
Sociology10
Applied Behavior Analysis9
Chemistry, General9
Small Business Administration & Management8
Education, General8
History, General7
Creative Writing7
Organizational Behavior Studies6
Linguistics4
Health & Health Care Administration & Management4
Physics, General3
Art & Art Studies, General3
Film & Video and Photographic Arts, Other3
Religion & Religious Studies2
Music, General2
Mathematics, General2
Information Technology2
Marketing, Other2
Philosophy1
Environmental Science1
Management Information Systems, General1
Bioethics & Medical Ethics1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Homeland Security1
Community Organization and Advocacy1
Grand Total1,0921,06416
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate81%79%83%
  • Full-time retention rate - 88%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,383
Citations
109,790

Publication count by topic

Medicine
1,881
Psychology
553
Computer science
429
Business
331
Biology
285
Engineering
223
Economics
203
Sociology
190
Mathematics
160
Chemistry
150
Political science
150
Materials science
112
Philosophy
104
History
93
Art
80
Physics
40
Environmental science
35
Geography
32
Geology
14

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science4534,524
Business6867,538
Sociology7284,117
Psychology79220,509
History818192
Medicine88734,274
Economics9054,579
Computer science12247,707
Philosophy126857
Engineering13223,001
Art140133
Mathematics17092,583
Biology17108,839
Geography2029375
Materials science23681,875
Physics2468479
Environmental science2485464
Geology276894
Chemistry28821,748

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902096
199116105
199226101
199319112
199421127
199524107
199627132
199740128
199846163
199947299
200062336
200155517
200269658
200383973
2004741262
2005921669
20061141974
20071362816
20081462991
20091533622
20101534170
20111785060
20122215609
20132466872
20142808493
20153448562
20163538811
20173559181
20184317609
20195149059
202059611021

General info

Alternative namesSJU
Founded1851
WikipediaSaint Joseph's University
MottoSpirit, Intellect, Purpose
Colorscrimson, gray
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff1,046
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19131-1395
United States
City population1,581,000
Phone6106601000
Fax+1 (610) 660 3300

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