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Saint Joseph's University, founded in 1851, is a private, church-affiliated university. Its 60-acre campus is located in western Philadelphia.

Website: www.sju.edu

Private
Co-ed
4,783
Undergraduate
Students
(53.8%) 2,574 Women
(46.2%) 2,209 Men
2,578
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 8,692 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.66
SAT Math
607 average
550-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
609 average
570-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$65,020
Tuition and Fees
$47,940
Room and Board
$14,840
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$33,687
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
294
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 4% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 30% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Philadelphia Population
1,547,607
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
48% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hawk
Sororities
24% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
5.6% Black/African-American
7.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.4% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students
1.6% from 36 countries
First-Year Students Returning
88.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
83%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
9.0%
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