College of St Joseph
Rutland, VT 05701-3899


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 318
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 9%
Student to faculty ratio 10:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 160 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

College of St Joseph is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 313 applications and 180 students were granted admission. College of St Joseph is at the #56 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, College of St Joseph's tuition was $21,750 for all students regardless of residency (18.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of College of St Joseph's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 79% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,535 (which is 3.1% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at College of St Joseph in 2016-2017, was 32, which is 82% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,688 (which is 3.5% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, College of St Joseph has enrolled a total of 318 students (233 students full-time and 85 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 318 students, 28 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and 230 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 88 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 70%

Black/African American: 19%

Hispanic: 9%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Two or more races: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at College of St Joseph.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 36% 32
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 19% 17
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 13% 12
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 11% 10
Health Professions And Related Programs 2% 2
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 2% 2
History 2% 2
Psychology 1% 1
English Language And Literature/letters 0% 0
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of College of St Joseph full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of College of St Joseph graduates 6 years after enrollment is $41,800. Last year, out of the total 73 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 73 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 60 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 60 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $41,800 $45,000
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 73 60

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of College of St Joseph.

Green Mountain College
13 mile away
Vermont Law School
28.6 mile away
Middlebury College
29.5 mile away
Dartmouth College
36.5 mile away
Norwich University
41.1 mile away
Bennington College
48.4 mile away
Landmark College
49.7 mile away
Southern Vermont College
51.7 mile away