5,145
Students
Financial aid thermometer
29,634
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
77
77%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Saint Joseph's University is a Comprehensive institution located in Philadelphia, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19131-1395
United States
Contact Office of Admissions
Email: admit@sju.edu
Phone: 610-660-1300
Fax: 610-660-1314

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian Studies Checkmark
European Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
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Finance Checkmark
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Hospitality And Recreation Marketing Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Knowledge Management Checkmark
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Merchandising, Sales, And Marketing Operations Related (specialized) Checkmark
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Special Products Marketing Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
English As A Second/foreign Language (teaching) Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Italian Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Hospital And Health-care Facilities Administration Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Film/video And Photographic Arts Related Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,972
Applied
6,925
Accepted
5,145
Enrolled
77%
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Female Admissions

4,833
Females Applied
3,835
Females Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,139
Males Applied
3,090
Males Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.61
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st March 15th
Early decision plan November 1st December 20th
Other early decision plan November 1st December 20th
Transfer March 1st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 604 560 640
SAT Math 597 550 650
ACT Composite 26 23 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

44,794
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Fees

180
Full-time student fees
14,840
Room & board
9,424
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

29,634
Avg. Financial Aid Package
30,645
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,441
Avg. Loan Aid
13,435
Avg. Grant Aid
23,091
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,145
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.05%
Black or African American 6.06%
White or Caucasian 78.44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.04%
Asian 2.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 2.12%
Other 1.88%

Gender

Male (45.58%)
Female (54.42%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 54%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Community Day/Global Community Day, Spring Concert and Hawk-A-Palooza

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Union Board, Hand-in-Hand, 54th Airborne / Booster Club, Appalachian Experience and Weekly Service

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour shuttle/escort service, bicycle patrols

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

704
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 308
Part-time - 396
Male - 385
Female - 319