Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, PA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,112
Graduate Enrollment: 2,268
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 83.09%

Male/Female: 41% / 59% (2017)

First generation college students: 17.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 3.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2006)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,229
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1120 - 1310

2022 Median Admit ACT: 28
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 25 - 31

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 81.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 74.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 65.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 56.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 75.5%
Black: 5.8%
Hispanic: 9.2%
Asian: 3.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.0%
Non-resident alien: 1.7%
Unknown race: 1.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $63,959
In-State tuition: $47,940
Out-of-State tuition: $47,940

Estimated books and supplies: $930 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,840 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,395 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $14,840 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,395 (2022)

Average Family Income: $143,720 (2017)
Median Family Income: $108,285 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 14.3%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 50.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $270 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $20,543
$30k-48k $23,564
$48k-75k $27,029
$75k-110k $28,943
$110k+ $35,112

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 76%
6-year graduation rate: 83%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.1% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $23,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $24,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 84.4% (2015)
@3 year 88.0% (2017)
@5 year 90.0% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 59.3% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 64.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $53,466 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $68,408 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 1
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 65 $26,990 $276 $36,266 ($3,022) $52,915 ($4,410)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 14 $27,000 $286 $67,267 ($5,606)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 12
Master's Degree Education, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 4
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 99 $436 $71,117 ($5,926) $82,546 ($6,879)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 16
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 13 $62,709 ($5,226) $67,863 ($5,655)
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 32 $27,000 $286 $46,651 ($3,888)
Bachelor's Degree Classical and Ancient Studies. 1
Master's Degree Bioethics/Medical Ethics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 63 $26,576 $270 $24,071 ($2,006) $70,368 ($5,864)
Master's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 68 $488 $98,824 ($8,235) $114,994 ($9,583)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 31 $22,375 $207 $47,815 ($3,985) $54,756 ($4,563)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 6
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 78 $24,903 $260 $63,099 ($5,258) $82,927 ($6,911)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Accounting and Related Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 13 $51,795 ($4,316)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 124 $25,000 $254 $59,917 ($4,993) $85,648 ($7,137)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 58 $85,051 ($7,088) $112,885 ($9,407)
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 37 $23,970 $254 $47,265 ($3,939) $83,008 ($6,917)
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 17 $437 $86,103 ($7,175)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 39 $27,000 $286 $51,427 ($4,286) $78,112 ($6,509)
Master's Degree International Business. 2
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 1
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 87 $428 $55,458 ($4,622) $62,340 ($5,195)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 65 $27,000 $286 $40,789 ($3,399) $47,801 ($3,983)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 44 $398 $47,937 ($3,995) $54,900 ($4,575)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 29 $262 $55,953 ($4,663) $59,180 ($4,932)
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 11
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 31 $27,000 $285 $21,383 ($1,782) $50,274 ($4,190)
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 24 $43,575 $312 $53,957 ($4,496) $60,107 ($5,009)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 54 $26,228 $275 $35,746 ($2,979) $57,856 ($4,821)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 13
Graduate/Professional Certificate Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 85 $26,237 $276 $62,158 ($5,180) $84,100 ($7,008)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 174 $389 $88,106 ($7,342) $111,410 ($9,284)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 113 $26,149 $276 $50,917 ($4,243) $64,176 ($5,348)
Master's Degree Marketing. 34 $72,211 ($6,018)
Bachelor's Degree Insurance. 50 $23,016 $228 $61,360 ($5,113) $78,262 ($6,522)
Bachelor's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 176 $26,500 $278 $53,435 ($4,453) $71,451 ($5,954)
Master's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 59 $466 $170,501 ($14,208) $178,231 ($14,853)
Bachelor's Degree History. 7
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 6
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 9
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 45 $27,000 $286 $31,045 ($2,587) $56,792 ($4,733)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 20
Bachelor's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 13
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 7
Master's Degree Homeland Security. 1
Master's Degree Community Organization and Advocacy. 1
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 20 $25,000 $229 $26,656 ($2,221) $66,640 ($5,553)
Master's Degree Criminology. 153 $389 $51,570 ($4,298) $59,356 ($4,946)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Criminology. 14 $58,893 ($4,908)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 14 $52,224 ($4,352) $84,681 ($7,057)
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 10 $58,981 ($4,915)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 19 $20,000 $207 $41,658 ($3,472) $57,069 ($4,756)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 10
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 7
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 7
Bachelor's Degree Music. 2
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 2
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 171 $466 $68,019 ($5,668) $82,138 ($6,845)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $96,516
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 10.0

School's endowment start of year: $293,803,273 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $378,782,036 (2022)