Saint Joseph’s University

Address:
5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395
Phone:
610-660-1000
Website:
http://www.sju.edu
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About Saint Joseph’s University

Saint Joseph’s University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards research doctorate degrees in education. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate5,403
 Graduate2,934
 Total8,337
GenderFemale52%
 Male48%
Student Age% Under 2564%
 % 25 and Over36%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time61%
 % Part-time39%
Race/Ethnicity% White75.8%
 % Black9.3%
 % Asian2.5%
 % Latino3.2%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown5.7%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal6,974
 % Admitted80%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled22%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT93%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT22%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800600 / 800
 SAT Writing510 / 800610 / 800
 SAT Math520 / 800610 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3626 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$60
 Graduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$35,230
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$35,230
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid92%
 % Undergraduates with Loans58%
 % Undergraduates with Grants90%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,500
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,925
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,925
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,000

Neighborhood Data for the Philadelphia Area

Median Age33.5
Median Household Income$36,957
Total Population1,514,456
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.1% 52.9%
 Age 0-951.2%48.8%
 Age 10-1750.2%49.8%
 Age 18-2448.6%51.4%
 Age 25-2947.4%52.6%
 Age 30-3948.4%51.6%
 40+45.5%54.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White41.5%
 % Black43.6%
 % Asian6.3%
 % Latino12.0%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,925
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,925
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$683
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50027.8%18.0%8.2%
 $500 to $74932.6%29.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99924.8%27.4%34.5%
 Over $100014.8%25.5%35.5%
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