Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Standish, ME 04084-5236


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,102
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 6%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 750 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)

Saint Joseph's College of Maine is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,323 applications and 1,033 students were granted admission. Saint Joseph's College of Maine is at the #76 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 5% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 95% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT810 to 1020
ACT20 to 23
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Saint Joseph's College of Maine's tuition was $33,600 for all students regardless of residency (25.4% more expensive 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, 99% of Saint Joseph's College of Maine's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 36% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,385 (which is 0.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Saint Joseph's College of Maine in 2016-2017, was 247, which is 89% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,078 (which is 3.1% above 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, Saint Joseph's College of Maine has enrolled a total of 2,102 students (1,091 students full-time and 1,011 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,102 students, 32 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 35% men and 65% women and 1,504 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 598 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,094 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 63%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 30%

Hispanic: 3%

Black/African American: 2%

Asian: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Two or more races: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Saint Joseph's College of Maine.

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
Health Professions And Related Programs 71% 1,220 396
Education 9% 155 39
Theology And Religious Vocations 6% 105 31
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 3% 46
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 2% 37 31
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 14
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 1% 14 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 1% 10 0
History 0% 4
Natural Resources And Conservation 0% 2

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 Saint Joseph's College of Maine 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 Saint Joseph's College of Maine graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,800. Last year, out of the total 490 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 490 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 521 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 485 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $34,800 $40,100
Employment Rate 100% 93%
Total Graduates 490 521

Campus Location

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