St. Joseph’s University

St. Joseph’s University – Philadelphia, PA

• 4,800 undergrads
• Beautiful collegiate campus
• Hands on with their students
• Athletic – 80% of freshman involved in varsity (DI), club or intramural sports
• Guaranty housing 1st 2 years
• Sophomore year – All are apartment style
• Solid business program – Largest Jesuit business program in the country
• Supportive school, wanting their students to succeed and be on the path to graduation
• Student Success Office – Set up weekly or bi weekly meetings – Anyone can enroll, monitoring academics
• Early move-in program before school starts for students to get acclimated
• Apply in general to the school, not specific to the major other than PT, OT and nursing
• Don’t do interviews, not considered during admissions process, but if on the edge may need it
• Test-optional
• 21-22 ACT composite minimum
• Admit rate 74%
• Accounting, can do in 4 years
• Unusual majors: Risk management in insurance, Actuarial sciences, food marketing, sports marketing, autism behavioral studies
• Communications – Social media, web content and graphic design, not journalism but can have a minor in journalism
• Jesuit school – Ethics courses, social justice, community service is big and cool, service in other countries
• 80% identify as Catholic
• Cross over schools – Scranton, Fordham, Loyola MD, Fairfield, Villanova, Drexel, Catholic
• Definitely consider demonstrate – Contact admissions counselor, visit
• Admissions counselors are also financial aid counselors
• 15% – 20% involved in Greek Life
• FAFSA only
• Housing is self-selection, do not match up roommates
• Students are involved in lots of activities
• Merit aid – $5K – $22K
• Honors program – Invitation only, honors housing
• School is career oriented and ready from day 1

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