What Makes Us Special

About Saint Joseph's University

Founded in 1851, Saint Joseph's is an independent, Catholic, Jesuit university teaching disciplined reasoning, effective communication, and a love of learning. The University combines the Jesuit traditions of academic excellence and service to produce successful students who seek to make a good world better. An academically rigorous and supportive community, Saint Joseph's challenges its students to exceed their highest ambitions, foster the development of values, and deepen a desire to shape the world.

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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: 3.63

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 55%
Men 45%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 88.6%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2018-19  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 90%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 371 477 29 0 877

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