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College of St. Joseph is a private institution that was founded in 1956. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 237, 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 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $20,600 (2012-13).
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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.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
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 72.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||72.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at College of St. Joseph is 10:1, and the school has 95.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 58.5 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||34|
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College of St. Joseph has a total undergraduate enrollment of 237, with a gender distribution of 39.2 percent male students and 60.8 percent female students. At this school, 61.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 39.0 percent of students live off campus. College of St. Joseph is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
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|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At College of St. Joseph, 95.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $10,928.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$20,600 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$9,400 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data