#11 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Student Population
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Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Online sju.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Saint Joseph's University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 8,692 prospective students applied, and 6,517 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,103 enrolled in the school.  4,773 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,816 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $46,350 plus fees of $200. Saint Joseph's University is ranked 147 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Saint Joseph's University is rated within the top 25% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1120/1300
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.51
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Saint Joseph's University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$893
Other Fees$200
Room and Board $14,840
Budget for Other Expenses$1,347
Total One Year Cost$63,630

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$64,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
76% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Saint Joseph's University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 46%
Social Sciences 13%
Education 7%
Biology 6%
Psychology 5%

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