University of Saint Joseph

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

West Hartford, CT

$39,636

Avg tuition

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About University of Saint Joseph

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Saint Joseph is a small private university located on a suburban campus in West Hartford, Connecticut. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 898, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 78%. The university offers 36 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 56%, and a student-faculty ratio of 7:1. Tuition and fees for students are $39,636.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

78% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

83% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

56% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-24

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 970-1170

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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The student-to-faculty ratio at this school is lower than other schools.

This means there are more faculty for each student, which can create an opportunity for more individualized attention and support in your studies.

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2k

Students enrolled

36%

Online student enrollment

7:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

62%

Black

12%

Hispanic

12%

Asian

6%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

81%

Socio-economic diversity

38% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

9

Total Online Enrollment

819

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

89% On-campus

11% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 29% online

Master's Check Bold 15% online

Doctorate Check Bold 33% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $39,636 $39,636
Graduate $14,328 $14,328

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $12,242
On-campus other expenses $1,400
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $11,256
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,251
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $2,251

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $54,278 $54,278
Off-campus without family $54,143 $54,143
Off-campus with family $42,887 $42,887

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

70%

State Grant Aid

15%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

38%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,901
State Grant Aid $2,765
Institution Grant Aid $23,523
Pell Grant Aid $4,567

Financial Outlook

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

$43k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.