Saint Joseph's University: Review & Facts

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Saint Joseph's University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 8,625 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1851 and is one of the 44 colleges and schools located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Saint Joseph's University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
89
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Saint Joseph's University.

Saint Joseph's University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 89 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Marketing and Advertising, Psychology, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
90%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Saint Joseph's University is very high at 90% (well above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Saint Joseph's University is good: 79%.

Student to faculty ratio at Saint Joseph's University is pretty good: 13:1. Learn more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$42,200
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, $42,000 annually. The additional fees at Saint Joseph's University (not included in tuition costs) are about $200, which totals $42,200 per academic year.

Read the details about Saint Joseph's University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
82%
Easy
As reported in recent government data, 8,325 applications were submitted and 6,814 were accepted, so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your credits for life experience and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at Saint Joseph's University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,700
High
Saint Joseph's University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Saint Joseph's University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Saint Joseph's University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,000 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high: nearly $9,700 a year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Saint Joseph's University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Saint Joseph's University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Saint Joseph's University Location and Maps



Post Address: Saint Joseph's University, 5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395, USA
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