In 2022, tuition for full-time students at University of Saint Joseph was $42,050 a year.
Tuition increased 3% in 2022–from $40,826 the previous year. On average, college tuition rises about 3% year.
Remember, the displayed price of tuition does not always tell the full story. Many students find the actual cost of college is far less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. And, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket feel more doable until you've finishing school and found a job.
University of Saint Joseph is a private, religious institution, which means it has the same tuition for residents of Connecticut as it does for residents from other states.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.
Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can cut the cost of college tuition. Be sure to confirm your state's guidelines for how to qualify for as an in-state resident. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition. There may be additional requirements as well, depending on where you live.
University of Saint Joseph has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for federal financial aid, but should research private or University of Saint Joseph-specific aid and scholarships.
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.
Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when budgeting for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at University of Saint Joseph.
Room and board at University of Saint Joseph is $13,242 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that allows you to eat in the University of Saint Joseph's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities. Students who live off campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can pay for a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $3,586.
Board costs may vary depending on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The actual cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the materials required. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.
The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.
Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools offer ways so that those with demonstrated need to get help covering these fees.
The cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you own a car, or are you planning to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
A school's location can impact transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in a city might be pricey, but cities may offer more trains, busses and affordable flights to actually get to school. The University of Saint Joseph campus is located in a suburban setting in Connecticut, not far from Hartford.
When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to take into account personal expenses, like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of how much students can expect to shell out for University of Saint Joseph.
What will the cost of attending University of Saint Joseph be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$13,242|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
|Total Estimated Costs|
The breakdowns above provide a good estimate of the total cost of attendance before financial aid and scholarships. Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
University of Saint Joseph’s tuition and fees change based on: •Campus location for full-time and part-time students •Academic program for both full and part-time students •Class time for both full and part-time students •Course load for both full and part-time students
The majority of University of Saint Joseph undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 803 of the 906 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. University of Saint Joseph meets 85% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. Around 85% of University of Saint Joseph undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. University of Saint Joseph graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $37,155 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for University of Saint Joseph Students|
Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on University of Saint Joseph financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.
In 2022, University of Saint Joseph awarded 757 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $17.7 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school.
The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.
Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for University of Saint Joseph students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.
When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.
By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of University of Saint Joseph seem more manageable.
What will attending University of Saint Joseph really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.
As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the University of Saint Joseph's net cost calculator on their website.
Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.
University of Saint Joseph offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
University of Saint Joseph has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - Employees or Children of Employees
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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