B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    A-
University of Saint Joseph is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Northeast Athletic Conference
Address
1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
Website
From University of Saint Joseph

The University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut engages students with a rigorous liberal arts and professional education based on a proven track record of empowering students to succeed and lead. You can select from an array of dynamic majors and minors, dual majors, and concentrations, and then proceed to realize your ambitions. Experiential learning is incorporated across the curriculum and faculty prepare students for meaningful professional careers. Seamless degree programs save time and money, and build the foundation for a great career as many degree programs lead to professional licenses.

University of Saint Joseph Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
88%
SAT Range
860-1110
ACT Range
16-22
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes
Will You Get In?

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Cost

Net Price
$29,251/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $25,063/ year
  • $30-48k
    $22,044/ year
  • $49-75k
    $36,852/ year
  • $76-110k
    $28,058/ year
  • $110k+
    $30,511/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.21 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.21 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.21 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
767Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    50%
  • To themselves
    30%
  • Boring
    20%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
43%
Poll
94%
of students say they don't have Greek life.16 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.26 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 10 responses
Report
  • Safe
    50%
  • Home
    30%
  • Quaint
    20%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.15 responses
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I am a graduate student at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) and really like the small class sizes, the individual attention the profession is able to give you, the proximity to shopping centers. The information taught is relevant and practical to you’re major. I would like for there to be an increase in men to women ratio. The new President of USJ recently made changes and declared USJ to be a co-education university.
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I had an amazing experience at the University of Saint Joseph as an undergraduate student. Although the school is not always the top of prospective students' lists due to the all female aspect, this should actually be seen as a positive of the institution. This school produces strong female leaders that are ready to go out and make a difference in the world. The class sizes are small and the professors are dedicated to helping you succeed. I believe in this institution so much that I will be continuing my graduate studies in the inaugural Physician Assistant Program at USJ starting this winter.
This school has a beautifully welcoming community. Everyone here is interested and invested in your success as a student and future career-woman. Class sizes are small allowing me to get to know my professors and classmates on a personal level. This comes in handy when its essay or test time because i have a ton of resources to go to. I also love the CAE at this school, also known as the Center of Academic Excellence. The tutors have very flexible hours and the ability to get help as a group comes in handy because you have other students experiencing similar challenges in the same class. At USJ you are challenged, encouraged, empowered, and inspired to achieve so much more.