Department of Education College of Arts and Sciences Saint Joseph's University

Department of Education College of Arts and Sciences Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 15
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
19 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Supervisor Of Special Education Certificate
    • Superintendent's Letter Of Eligibility Certificate
    • Principal Certificate
    • Instructional Technology Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Elementary Education Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Reading Supervisor Certificate
    • Curriculum Supervisor Certificate
    • Reading Specialist Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Special Education Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Elementary/Middle School Education Certificate
    • Secondary Education Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Educational Leadership Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Professional Education Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 339
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


74% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 345
    • Accepted 258
    • Acceptance Rate 74
    • Enrolled 205
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th April 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline November 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th October 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees2 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.0, and official transcripts, personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, master's degree from accredited institution, minimum graduate GPA of 3.5, computer competence, and commitment to participate in cohort, interview with program director
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableGraduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students1002
    • Female Percentage74%
    • Male Percentage26%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1002
    • Part-time Percentage92%
    • Full-time Percentage8%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown14%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty78
    • Full-time Percentage35%
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchFactors predicting early mathematics skills for low income children, early child care and development, preschool quality
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$145,483

Location & Contact

Department of Education

College of Arts and Sciences
Saint Joseph's University

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395
United States

Dr. John Vacca

Associate Dean, Education

Phone: 610-660-3131

Elisabeth Woodward

Director of Marketing and Admissions, Graduate Arts and Sciences

Phone: 610-660-3131
Fax: 610-660-3230

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