College of St. Joseph

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71 Clement Road

Rutland, VT 05701

Phone: (802) 773-5900
2013-2014 Tuition
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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Regional Universities (North)

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College of St. Joseph is a private institution that was founded in 1956. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 179, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 117 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. College of St. Joseph's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $21,200 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The College of St. Joseph is a fully accredited, co-ed, liberal arts school offering 30+ undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the fields of Arts & Sciences, Education, Psychology & Human Services, Business and Criminal Justice. We offer small class size, personal attention, easily accessible faculty, career oriented majors, extensive use of internships as a capstone learning experience, and generous financial aid packages. Academic counseling and support services are designed to help students reach their personal and professional goals.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1956
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment $4,492,339


When applying to College of St. Joseph, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at College of St. Joseph is $25. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 77.7 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 77.7%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at College of St. Joseph is 9:1, and the school has 95.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 53 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 9:1
4-year graduation rate 38%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

College of St. Joseph has a total undergraduate enrollment of 179, with a gender distribution of 43 percent male students and 57 percent female students. At this school, 33 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 67 percent of students live off campus. College of St. Joseph is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 314
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

College of St. Joseph offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health insurance. College of St. Joseph also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at College of St. Joseph, 90 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at College of St. Joseph.

Students who have cars on campus 90%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At College of St. Joseph, 90.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $13,293.

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Tuition and fees $21,200 (2013-14)
Room and board $9,400 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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