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Saint Joseph's University


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Saint Joseph's University
5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131

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Type of Institution:

Roman Catholic-Jesuit
Undergraduate and Graduate

2006-7 Fees:

Tuition and Fees - $29,095
Room & Board - $10,170


Saint Joseph's University is a Catholic and Jesuit institution founded in 1851. Since its first days, the University has distinguished itself with a strong liberal arts core curriculum, fostering rigorous and open-minded inquiry, maintaining high academic standards, and attending to the development of the whole person.


Saint Joseph's University is located on a 65-acre campus in western Philadelphia and Montgomery County pn either side of City Line Avenue.


Saint Joseph's offers 40 undergraduate majors, 10 additional special-study options, 23 study abroad programs, 53 graduate study areas, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership.

The most popular undergraduate majors are Marketing/marketing management, Finance, English language and literature, Special products marketing operations and Psychology.


Saint Joseph's has a total of 20 varsity sports (10 men; 10 women), NCAA Division I, Atlantic 10, and Big 5.

Student Body / Faculty:

Saint Joseph's University is home to 4,247 full-time and 896 part-time undergraduates and 3,550 graduate, executive and non-traditional students.

Faculty includes 226 full-time and 328 part-time; Jesuits: 22 (14 faculty, 8 administrators).

The student to faculty ratio is 15:1.

U.S. News & World Report Ranking:

Universities-Master's (North): 9
Overall score: 76
Average freshman retention rate: 89%
2006 graduation rate: (Predicted) 76%

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