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University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, Connecticut

The University of Saint Joseph doesn’t just challenge you to change the world, they expect you to perform effectively and make an impact on society, while providing the tools to turn dreams into reality.

Student Profile

Fall 2015 Enrollment
843 undergraduate students
86% of undergrad students are full time
1% male — 99% female
7% of students are from out of state

Faculty Profile

2015-2016 Academic Year
134 full-time faculty
167 part-time faculty
10 to 1 student/faculty ratio

Residence Life

Fall 2015
61% of first year students live on campus
29% of all students live on campus

High-Impact Practices

Read more about the importance of High-Impact Practices 

First-Year Seminars and Experiences X
Common Intellectual Experiences  
Learning Communities  
Writing-Intensive Courses X
Collaborative Assignments and Projects X
Undergraduate Research X
Diversity/Global Learning X
Service Learning, Community-Based Learning X
Internships/Coops/Practicums X
Capstone Courses and Projects/Senior Experience X

Retention Fall 2015

75% of students began in Fall 2014 and returned in Fall 2015 (full time, first time freshmen)

6 Year Graduation Rate 2015

55% of students graduated in 6 years

ENROLLMENT BY RACIAL/ETHNIC CATEGORY - FALL 2015

Nonresident aliens 1%
Hispanic/Latino 16%
Black or African American 16%
White 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 6%

Activities Offered

Campus Ministries X
Choral groups X
Concert band  
Dance X
Drama/theater X
International Student Organization X
Jazz band  
Literary magazine X
Marching band  
Model UN  
Music ensembles  
Musical theater  
Opera  
Pep band  
Radio station  
Student government X
Student newspaper  
Student-run film society  
Symphony orchestra  
Television station  
Yearbook  

Common Core

Arts/fine arts  
Computer literacy X
English (including composition) X
Foreign languages X
History X
Humanities X
Mathematics X
Philosophy X
Sciences (biological or physical) X
Social science X

Class Size Breakdown

Size 2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 63 100 45 3 4 2 0 217

ADMISSIONS

ADMISSIONS FALL 2015

743 Total Applicants
647 Total Admissions
126 Total Freshmen Enrollment

Selectivity
87.08% of applicants admitted

Admissions Deadlines for 2016-17 Admission

Rolling admission? Yes

Admissions Factors

Very Important
Academic GPA

Important
Rigor of secondary school record
Class rank Recommendation(s)
Character/personal qualities
Volunteer work
Work experience
Level of applicant’s interest

Considered
Standardized test scores
Application Essay
Interview
Extracurricular activities
Talent/ability
First generation
Alumni/ae relation

Freshmen Profile Fall 2015

  25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 430 560
SAT Math 400 540
SAT Writing    
SAT Essay    
ACT Composite 20 24
ACT Math    
ACT English    
ACT Writing    

TUITION AND COSTS

Net Price Calculator

http://www.usj.edu/admissions-financial-aid/tuition-and-financial-aid/net-price-calculator/ 

TUITION AND COSTS BEFORE FINANCIAL AID 2015-2016

Expenses  
Tuition $35,220
Fees $1,710
Total $36,930
   
Room and Board (on campus) $11,095
Estimated Total On Campus $48,025

FINANCIAL AID

Average Financial Aid Packages 2015-2016 estimated

$28,228 First year students
$20,487 All undergrads

Financial Aid Breakdown 2015-2016 estimated

65.9% on average, the percentage of need that was met
10% of financial need students that had need fully met

$20,487 Average need-based scholarship or grant award
$5,817 Average need-based loan

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