University of Saint Joseph

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The University of Saint Joseph (formerly known as Saint Joseph College) is a private, Roman Catholic university that offers an undergraduate college for women and a graduate program that accepts both sexes. The university was founded in 1932 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy (R.S.M.) and is located in West Hartford, Connecticut.

General Information

Admission Office

1678 Asylum Avenue

West Hartford, CT 06117

(860) 231-5216

(866) 442-8752

Contact: Nance Wunderly

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1678 Asylum Avenue

West Hartford, CT 06117

(860) 232-4571

Total undergrads: 1,062

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 226

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,037

Graduate enrollment: 864


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 82%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 74%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B


Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development B
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B,C
Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B,C


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B,C

Social Sciences

Economics B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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