72%

Acceptance Rate

$22,849

Avg.Financial Aid

001409

FAFSA Code

About University of Saint Joseph (USJ)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,465

Website

https://www.usj.edu

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CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

The University of saint Joshep is a private university that was established in the year1932, Headquarter at West Hartford, Connecticut. They were determined to develop a curriculum that balanced professional studies with the liberal arts; focused on service to others and infused the Catholic intellectual tradition while welcoming students of all ages, races, religions, and cultures. Sisters of Mercy of Connecticut they establish the first liberal arts college for women in the Hartford area.

The university offers various services and facilities for the on-campus as well as the online students. The different locations of the university do not change the structure of the university. The university main campus located in West Hartford, Connecticut.

  • The university has s faculty and student ratio is 10:1.

  • it has over 1,267 students enrolled across all of the different campuses.

  • University's Accreditation - The university is recognized and is accreditation by the commission on collegiate nursing education  (CCNE) and commission on institution higher education (CIHE).

University of Saint Joseph, which is located in West Hartford, CT is a private, Roman Catholic university. The university covers an area of 84 acres. University of Saint Joseph is a parent institution of the University of Saint Joseph. University of Saint Joseph was founded in the year 1932. Blue, gold and white are the official colors of the University of Saint Joseph. In addition to over 904 undergraduate students, USJ also boasts of over 1,494 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 2,467 (fall 2016). To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 144 faculty. Interestingly, University of Saint Joseph has an ethnically diverse student population. At USJ around 56% are white, 15% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 13% are Black or African American. And, at the university, around 84% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 81% of the students are females and 19% are males. University of Saint Joseph has produced several well-known personalities in its 88 years of existence. The employment rate, after six years of graduation, is a good parameter to gauge the employability which in this case is 91%. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, USJ offers around 187 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy), APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education), ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant), and CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs). University of Saint Joseph has around $34 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

1678 Asylum Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8602324571
Fax:
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

72%

SAT Range

1030 - 1210

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$25,714

Average Annual Cost

$36,361

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$1,812

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,428

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,300

Total One Year Cost

$51,901

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to USJ. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $54,576. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($40,286), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($11,771), and budget for other expenses ($1,772). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

8:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

83%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

29%

Male Professors

71%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

86 Graduates

Social Work

30 Graduates

Biology, General

21 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

14 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

14 Graduates

Psychology, General

13 Graduates

Public Health

9 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

8 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

5 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis

4 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

3 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

2 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

1 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

903

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

38%

Full-time

85%

Part-time

15%

Students Gender

Male

12%

US National: 44%

Female

88%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

54% White

7% Unknown

14% Black

15% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

6% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

8%

Out Of State

92%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$74,607 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 62% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

62%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,438/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,990/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,990/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Blue Jay

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

84

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At USJ, $11,771 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at USJ costs around $4,990 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At USJ, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 19% male and 81% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$43,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$52,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$27,000

$29,974

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$280 - 311

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,849

Students Receiving Federal Grants

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,059

Students Receiving State Aid

19%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,546

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,356

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$20,369

$30K - $48K

$24,292

$48K - $75K

$23,474

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,067,474

The financial aid department of University of Saint Joseph helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $6,795, whereas the financial aid is $22,512. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,706 and institutional aid worth $22,512. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at University of Saint Joseph add up to $1,067,474 per year.

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