What Makes Us Special

About Saint Joseph's University

Founded 1851, Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia is steeped in the Jesuit tradition of academic rigor and social justice. We prepare students to lead successful lives of meaning and impact in a complex, fast-changing world. Recognizing that each student is a multidimensional individual, we provide the freedom and encouragement to grow mentally, spiritually, personally and creatively. Our broad-based curriculum offers more than 100 academic programs for students at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class*

Evidence-Based Reading and Writing570-650

* SJU is test optional

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.66

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 54%
Men 46%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 87.8%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2019-20  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 10:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 87%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 420 508 37 0 965

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