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College of St. Joseph
Rutland, VT
The College of St. Joseph, founded in 1950, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 90-acre campus is located in Rutland, 66 miles from Burlington.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 237
   Women 144 (60.8%)
   Men 93 (39.2%)
Graduate Students 140
Entrance Difficulty Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate 69% of 146 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 2.80
SAT Math 418 average
400-440 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 423 average
420-450 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 19 average
17-21 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $37,200
  Tuition and Fees $22,650
  Room and Board $11,250
Average Percent of Need Met 64%
Average Freshman Award $21,318
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 12
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 68% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 3% of classes
Rutland Population 17,292
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 70% of freshmen, 49% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
Mascot Fighting Saint
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.6% Black/African-American
0.7% Hispanic/Latino
59.0% White
International Students Not reported
First-Year Students Returning 53.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 44.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 60%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported