Saint Joseph College (USJ)

1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT

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Saint Joseph College is a nonprofit private institution that has a large number of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in West Hartford, Connecticut, in a predominantly urban area. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. St. Joseph College has a yearly student enrollment of approximately 2,300.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs St. Joseph College offers:

  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Public Administration And Social Services

Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the school. Most students admitted to St. Joseph College have an SAT score within the range of 900 to 1090, or an ACT score within the range of 22 to 23. 78% of students that apply are accepted to St. Joseph College, of which 15% choose to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found at

The cost of tuition is approximately $33,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and that is why students should visit the school's net price calculator to get a better idea of their costs. The price of on-campus housing is estimated to be $6,700 per year. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that qualify in the form of grants and loans.

The Saint Joseph College "Blue Jays" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Sports available may include the following:

  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division III)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division III)
  • Softball (NCAA Division III)

Contact information, admission forms, areas of study, and much more can be accessed on school's website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the students Saint Joseph College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Saint Joseph College is about 2,600. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 8% enrolling as graduate students and 38% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $35,000-$41,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $780 to $940 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$22,474
Receiving Student Loans87%$6,521

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Saint Joseph College may provide services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

Saint Joseph College has an overall graduation rate which is close to 52%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years37%
Graduating in 5 Years13%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dietetics Program (more info)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
  • Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) Program (more info)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Saint Joseph College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Great Northeast Athletic Conference)
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies


English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Saint Joseph College for official up-to-date information.

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