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Saint Joseph's University Student Life

Saint Joseph's University is on a 125-acre campus in a suburban setting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Saint Joseph's University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Saint Joseph's University also has fraternities and sororities.

Saint Joseph's University has a thriving Student Union Board. In fact, more students participate in Student Union Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Saint Joseph's University include Hand-in-Hand, 54th Airborne / Booster Club, Appalachian Experience and Weekly Service.

The Saint Joseph's University community comes together each year for Activity Fair, Spring Concert and Hawk Fest.

Saint Joseph's University Housing

Saint Joseph's University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Saint Joseph's University students live off campus. In 2021, 49.8% of undergrads at Saint Joseph's University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 50.2% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Saint Joseph's University. There are 2,499 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,299 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,706 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Saint Joseph's University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Saint Joseph's University Athletics

At Saint Joseph's University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Saint Joseph's University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Crew NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Club Teamsheerleading Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Basketball Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Lacrosse Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Is Saint Joseph's University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Saint Joseph's University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Saint Joseph's University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Saint Joseph's University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Saint Joseph's University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Saint Joseph's University, take Interstate 76 to Philadelphia, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Philadelphia International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Pennsylvania you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Saint Joseph's University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Saint Joseph's University Students

53%

Women

47%

Men

92%

Full Time

8%

Part Time

46%

In State

54%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

77%

8%

6%

3%

3%

1%

1%

0.14%

0.12%

Undergraduate Students

4,299

Graduate Students

2,480

Non-Resident / International Students

62

Saint Joseph's University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,779

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

80%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$47,940

Out-of-State

$47,940

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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