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.

Website: www.csj.edu/

Private
Co-ed
237
Undergraduate
Students
(60.8%) 144 Women
(39.2%) 93 Men
140
Graduate
Students

Admission

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
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
19 average
17-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Freshman Award
$21,318
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$42,878
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Academics

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
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Campus Life

Rutland Population
17,292
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
33% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Fighting Saint
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

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
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   2
Foreign Language    
Social Studies   2
History    
Academic Electives   5

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for admission
ACT: Used for admission

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
71 Clement Road
City, State, Zip
Rutland, VT 05701-3899
Phone
(802) 773-5900 x3286
Fax
 
E-mail
admissions@csj.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
69% of 146 applicants were admitted
Women
73% of 92 applicants were admitted
Men
63% of 54 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
78 (77%) of 101 admitted students enrolled
Women
48 (72%) of 67 admitted students enrolled
Men
30 (88%) of 34 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
2.80
3.75 and Above
5%
3.50 - 3.74
4%
3.25 - 3.49
7%
3.00 - 3.24
29%
2.50 - 2.99
32%
2.00 - 2.49
22%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
19 average
17-21 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
20%
Score of 18 - 23
40%
Score of 12 - 17
40%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 1%
Top quarter: 20%
Top half: 50%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
6%

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003685
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
43 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
43 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
43 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
8 (18.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$21,318
Need-Based Gift
Received by 43 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,306
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 39 (90.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,028
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2 (4.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1 (2.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,500

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
156 (95.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
154 (98.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
154 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2 (1.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$21,801
Need-Based Gift
Received by 153 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,928
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 146 (94.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,142
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3 (1.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2 (1.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $978

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
100%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$42,878
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
23.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
37
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Local/State Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation, Veterans
Number of Awards
60
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,121
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Most Popular Disciplines
Psychology, Business/marketing, English
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
12
Part-Time Faculty
46
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
16%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 68% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
33
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Rutland Population
17,292
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
117 acres

Weather

Temperature
7.5 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Rutland
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Rutland

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
33% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
60%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Not available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
trained security personnel from 8 pm to 6 am

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Fighting Saint
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x   x  
Bowling x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Bowling x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Bowling x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, humans vs. zombies club, business club, human services club, student government association, cooking club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
237
Women
144 (60.8%)
Men
93 (39.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
164
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
Average Age
24
All Graduate Students
140

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
53.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
44.4%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
50%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
53.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
60%
Average Starting Salary
60%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 2%
Law 2%
Arts and Sciences 3%
Education 1%

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