St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Patchogue, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
66%
34%
student ratio
3,023
total students
$23,500 | $23,500
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Rolling
fall application deadline
76%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
533
sat math
528
sat reading
513
sat writing
23
act composite

Overview

Tradition. Innovation. Excellence.

At SJC Long Island, you'll find yourself embedded in a culture that builds, hones, and refines your skills to help place you in relevant careers in a demanding job market. SJC Long Island offers innovative and future-proof degrees for all levels of study. Undergraduate. Graduate. Adult learners. Professional. Online. The choice is yours. With such distinctions as dual degree programs that allow you to earn bachelor's and master's degrees in just five years, and immersive summer sessions, SJC Long Island boasts a high number of early graduates who go on to careers in their desired fields.

As a private college with the lowest tuition in the area--83 percent of SJC Long Island students receive financial aid--SJC gives you a student-centered experience at a fraction of the cost. It also boasts the highest graduation rates among Long Island institutions, helping you gain great return on your investment and turn aspirations into accomplishments.

SJC Long Island is located in the Village of Patchogue on Great South Bay, about 50 miles from Manhattan and 60 miles from Montauk Point in Suffolk County. The 27-acre campus, adjacent to Great Patchogue Lake, is an ideal setting for you to study, socialize, and participate in extracurricular activities.

Value Added

Through numerous internship opportunities, you're positioned to begin your future career. Recently, our students gained invaluable experience interning at the offices of local politicians, as well as top businesses such as Viacom (MTV), Major League Baseball, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and several accounting firms, including Grant Thornton LLP. Our internships often lead to full-time positions upon completion. If you are a high-achieving student, SJC Long Island offers you an enriched and rigorous academic experience through the Honors Program, as well as the opportunity for induction into several honor societies.

Go Abroad

Through the Office of Global Studies, you can travel the world to experience and expand your knowledge of other cultures. Studying abroad is a great way to earn extra credits, enhance your educational experience, improve your foreign language skills, and boost your marketability. Our global studies programs are open to all students, friends, and family. Most recently, SJC students have studied in Australia, Bangkok, Hungary, Ecuador, Greece, Italy, Japan, England, France, Czech Republic, Spain, and Austria. Options are available in almost every country. Financial aid and scholarships are available to assist students during their time abroad.

Esteemed Honor Societies

More than 10 honor societies are offered at SJC Long Island, including organizations for business, computer and information systems, psychology, and religious studies majors. You can also join honor societies that promote leadership and service, including Delta Epsilon Sigma and Sigma Iota Chi, for students who excel academically and embody SJC's values.

Community Connections

In addition to 19 Division III athletic teams to cheer on, SJC Long Island is a diverse campus community alive with theater, music, social activism and countless opportunities to build friendships that last a lifetime. You can find a club for every interest--political affairs, Asian awareness, science, drama, dance, journalism and more. Greek life is also available if you are interested in service and social activities. Joining a club or organization emphasizes leadership, community service, and effective communication.


Location & Contact

155 West Roe Boulevard
Patchogue, NY 11772-2399
USA

Ms.Gigi Lamens

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

Phone: 631-687-4500
Email: glamens@sjcny.edu

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Human Development and Family Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospital and Health-Care Facilities Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics and Statistics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy and Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Human Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

76% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,451
    • Accepted1,114
    • Acceptance Rate76%
    • Enrolled3,023
    • Female Applicants905
    • Females Accepted710
    • Female Acceptance Rate78%
    • Male Applicants546
    • Males Accepted404
    • Male Acceptance Rate73%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$25
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 3
      Completed application
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.10
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen November 1st Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer November 1st Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 528 480 570
    • SAT Math 533 480 580
    • SAT Writing 513 460 560
    • ACT Composite 23 20 26
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$23,500
    • Out-of-state tuition *$23,500
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$630
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students3,023
    • Male Student Percentage34%
    • Female Student Percentage66%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino9.86%
    • Black or African American4.64%
    • White or Caucasian70.45%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.72%
    • Asian1.99%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.21%
    • Two or more races.93%
    • Unknown11.2%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students1% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Student Leadership Experience, Biology Club, Diversity Union, Child Study Club, Stars
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Emergency Notification System via cell phones

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Yes No
    • Basketball No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Yes No
    • Equestrian sports No No No
    • Golf No Yes No
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Soccer No Yes No
    • Softball No No No
    • Swimming No No No
    • Tennis No Yes No
    • Track No Yes No
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Yes No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Golf No No No
    • Lacrosse No Yes No
    • Soccer No Yes No
    • Softball No Yes No
    • Swimming No Yes No
    • Tennis No Yes No
    • Track No Yes No
    • Volleyball No Yes No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty402
    • Full-time Percentage30%
    • Part-time Percentage70%
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio13:1 or 2,856 students to 213 faculty


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