University of Saint Joseph

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School Overview

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

www.usj.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,062

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 226

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,037

Graduate enrollment: 864

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

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

Education

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

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

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

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.

University of Saint Joseph Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(860) 232-4571
Website:www.usj.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://my.usj.edu/ics/Admissions/Saint_Joseph_College_Undergraduate_Admissions/
Address:1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,467
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):52%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,943 (79% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$36,870
Out-of-state Tuition:$36,870
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$17,851

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Saint Joseph Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Saint Joseph.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences222
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services121
Education114
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Health Professions and Related Programs423
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service21
Legal Professions and Studies1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies122
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences11
Psychology12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions121
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total142516

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Saint Joseph.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences12
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Grand total214

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Saint Joseph and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$36,870
Out-of-state$36,870
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,650
Out-of-state$13,650

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid20597%
Grant or scholarship aid20597%$17,851
Student loan aid15172%$7,779

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid64868%$16,697
Federal student loans59262%$8,416

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Saint Joseph. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Saint Joseph students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants7420742
Percent admitted100%0%88%
Percent admitted who enrolled17%0%17%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Saint Joseph Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,467
Undergraduate enrollment894
Graduate enrollment1,573

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Saint Joseph Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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