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About University of Saint Joseph

The University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut engages students with a rigorous liberal arts and professional education based on a proven track record of empowering students to succeed and lead. You can select from an array of dynamic majors and minors, dual majors, and concentrations, and then proceed to realize your ambitions. Experiential learning is incorporated across the curriculum and faculty prepare students for meaningful professional careers. Seamless degree programs save time and money, and build the foundation for a great career as many degree programs lead to professional licenses.

University of Saint Joseph is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in West Hartford, Connecticut. University of Saint Joseph was founded in 1932 and now enrolls around 2,398 students a year, including 904 undergrads.

For each full-time professor, there are about 9 undergraduates enrolled at University of Saint Joseph.

2021 University of Saint Joseph Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 77%
Average GPA 3.4

University of Saint Joseph Regular Decision Deadline 2022

University of Saint Joseph Early Admission

University of Saint Joseph does not offer early decision or early action.

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University of Saint Joseph Acceptance Rate 2020

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Saint Joseph. In 2020, University of Saint Joseph accepted 77% of applicants. Out of 1,646 applications received in 2021, 1,261 students were offered admission.

University of Saint Joseph Waitlist 2021

University of Saint Joseph reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into University of Saint Joseph?

University of Saint Joseph is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to University of Saint Joseph, applicants must submit the following items.

University of Saint Joseph Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for University of Saint Joseph

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.4 /4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to University of Saint Joseph.

Does University of Saint Joseph Require Test Scores?

University of Saint Joseph is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 90% submitted the SAT. 3% submitted the ACT.


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Dorms at University of Saint Joseph

Yes! University of Saint Joseph provides on-campus housing for up to 0 students.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at University of Saint Joseph.

Financial Aid at University of Saint Joseph

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is University of Saint Joseph a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Saint Joseph

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at University of Saint Joseph, around 75% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 157 students who started at University of Saint Joseph as first-time freshman, 96 graduate within four years.

Around 68% of students who started at University of Saint Joseph earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $38,916 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of Saint Joseph sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is University of Saint Joseph a good school for you?

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Where is University of Saint Joseph?

University of Saint Joseph is located in the suburban setting of West Hartford, Connecticut, less than an hour from Hartford.

If you want to see University of Saint Joseph for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 84 to West Hartford, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bradley International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Saint Joseph and West Hartford are like without leaving home.

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College Info

University of Saint Joseph Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Saint Joseph is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Saint Joseph is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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University of Saint Joseph ACT Scores

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University of Saint Joseph SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1110 - 1210

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Math SAT Range

510 - 590

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Reading SAT Range

520 - 620

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University of Saint Joseph Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,000

In State

$1,000

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
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Fees
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Housing
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Books
$1,000
$1,000

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Saint Joseph is like? There are approximately 2,398 students enrolled at University of Saint Joseph, including 904 undergraduate students and 1,494 graduate students. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from CT and 5% percent of students are from other states.

88%

Full Time

12%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,398

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

77%

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

Unknown

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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