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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