If you are thinking about applying to University of Saint Joseph, the application fee is $50.
Here is an overiew of some of University of Saint Joseph's admissions stats.
|University of Saint Joseph 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||28%|
|Mean SAT Score||1178|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||28%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||0%|
These are the application deadlines for University of Saint Joseph.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
University of Saint Joseph does not offer early decision or early action.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
University of Saint Joseph has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by University of Saint Joseph during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with University of Saint Joseph for more information on admission factors.
To apply to University of Saint Joseph, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with University of Saint Joseph's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Saint Joseph have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 40% submitted a class rank. At University of Saint Joseph 28% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 48% were in the top 25% and 79% were in the top 50%.
At University of Saint Joseph, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||29%|
|3.50 and 3.74||34%|
|3.25 and 3.49||28%|
|3.00 and 3.24||22%|
|2.50 and 2.9||36%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to University of Saint Joseph directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
University of Saint Joseph considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
University of Saint Joseph has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 28% of University of Saint Joseph's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 0% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Saint Joseph applicants, you should aim to score between 1110 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Saint Joseph 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 1110, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a University of Saint Joseph student is 1178.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Saint Joseph students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Saint Joseph students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Saint Joseph. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Saint Joseph during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Saint Joseph?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Saint Joseph.
Does University of Saint Joseph accept transfer credits?
✅ University of Saint Joseph accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Saint Joseph accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Saint Joseph?
❌ No, University of Saint Joseph is test optional, so you can decide if you want to to send your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is University of Saint Joseph's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for University of Saint Joseph is 78%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Saint Joseph?
❌ University of Saint Joseph does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into University of Saint Joseph? University of Saint Joseph is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Saint Joseph acceptance rate is 78%. This means that the institution accepts 78 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
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
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1210 and Above
1110 to 1210
1110 and Less
The median SAT score for University of Saint Joseph students is 1178. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Saint Joseph, while applicants with SAT scores between 1110 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1110 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Saint Joseph.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Saint Joseph, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.46. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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