University of Saint Joseph
West Hartford, CT 06117


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,467
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 7%
Student to faculty ratio 10:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 403 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)

University of Saint Joseph is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 742 applications and 650 students were granted admission. University of Saint Joseph is at the #86 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

In Fall 2016, 0% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 77% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT860 to 1110

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, University of Saint Joseph's tuition was $35,220 for all students regardless of residency (31.5% 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
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of University of Saint Joseph's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 34% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,741 (which is 7.8% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Saint Joseph in 2016-2017, was 134, which is 64% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,265 (which is 6.3% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Saint Joseph has enrolled a total of 2,467 students (1,267 students full-time and 1,200 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,467 students, 90 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 13% men and 87% women and 894 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,573 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 268 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 59%

Black/African American: 11%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%

Hispanic: 11%

Asian: 6%

Two or more races: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Saint 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 42% 912
Health Professions And Related Programs 31% 683 110
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 8% 173
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 139
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 68 36
Psychology 2% 49
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 1% 15 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 1% 12
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 0% 4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 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 University of Saint 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 University of Saint Joseph graduates 6 years after enrollment is $42,900. Last year, out of the total 321 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 292 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 519 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 467 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $42,900 $48,800
Employment Rate 91% 90%
Total Graduates 321 519

Campus Location

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1.2 mile away
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