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Saint Joseph's University - Health Sciences
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  • 4 Year
  • PHILADELPHIA, PA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A

About

5600 CITY AVE
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19131
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
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Founded in 1851 as Philadelphia’s Jesuit university, Saint Joseph’s University prepares students for a rapidly changing world by focusing on academic excellence and courageous exploration. Through a foundational liberal arts core, and diversified by strong professional programs in education, business, health and science, Saint Joseph’s students are empowered, challenged and supported by faculty-scholar mentors to follow their own path. There are nearly 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the University’s four schools and colleges – the College of Arts and Sciences, the Erivan K. Haub School of Business, the School of Education and Human Development and the School of Health Professions. With academic offerings in the most sought-after majors, including leading programs in the first-in-the-nation Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, nearly 100% of students are employed, pursuing advanced degrees or volunteering in prestigious service programs upon graduation.

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Saint Joseph's University - Health Sciences Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
71%
SAT Range
1110-1320
ACT Range
22-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$31,497 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$12,002 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 29 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 34 responses
12%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 34 responses

Majors

Professional Programs

Saint Joseph's University offers a wide range of professional health programs to include direct entry programs for a doctorate in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Pharmacy. In addition, we provide a Physician Assistant Studies program that can lead to our masters degree program.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    67%
  • On Campus
    29%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,945 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
354
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Intelligent
    38%
  • Stressed yet motivated
    38%
  • Book-smart, but socially inept
    13%
  • Try-hards
    8%
  • Snob
    4%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
81%
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 42 responses
Poll
73%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 51 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Strong academic aspect
    54%
  • Nerdy
    31%
  • Subpar
    8%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Strict
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$91,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
81%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
96%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 23 responses

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