St. Joseph's College New York

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245 Clinton Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11205-3688

Phone: (718) 940-5300
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Aug. 15
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
#48 Overall Score: 52 out of 100. Regional Universities (North)

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St. Joseph's College New York is a private institution that was founded in 1916. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,821, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 56 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. St. Joseph's College New York's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 48. Its tuition and fees are $21,885 (2013-14).

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

Founded in 1916, St. Joseph's College is a four-year, comprehensive, co-educational private institution in the liberal arts tradition, located in Brooklyn, NY, and a branch campus in Patchogue, Long Island of New York. The mission of St. Joseph's College is to provide a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, rooted in a liberal arts tradition that supports provision for career preparation and enhancement. Small classes and a faculty whose primary focus is teaching foster a high level of student engagement in the learning process. With a combined fall enrollment of 6,000 students, St. Joseph's College offers one of the lowest tuition's in the tri-state area. The School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Professional and Graduate Studies offer bachelor's degrees in 29 majors with a new Undergraduate major in Journalism and New Media Studies as well as a Graduate M.F.A. in Creative Writing. St. Joseph's College also offers dual B.S./M.B.A. in Accounting, Mathematics, Health Administration, and Organizational Management, an M.B.A. in Accounting, pre-professional programs, certificate programs, a seven-year affiliated program (B.S./D.P.M.) with the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, and a five-year affiliated program leading to a B.A./B.S. from St. Joseph's College and an M.S. in Computer Science from NYU-Polytechnic University. There are master's degrees offered in literacy and cognition, infant and toddler early childhood, special education, childhood or adolescent special education with annotation in sever and multiple disabilities, as well as master's degrees in management, accounting, health care management, human services management and leadership, and the executive master of business administration.

Our location allows students to profit from the cultural, business, and professional resources of New York City and the metropolitan area. Short trips overseas in our Global Studies Programs planned and accompanied by faculty members enrich the curriculum with greater understanding of other cultures and with an appreciation for the art and architecture of major European cities. The Brooklyn campus is the home of the Dillon Child Study Center, a laboratory pre-school used as a resource by Child Study majors. The School of Professional and Graduate Studies provides programs for working adults in a flexible framework. ACES (Academic Center for enhancement Services) provides a special support program for recent immigrant graduates of American high schools. The St. Joseph's College Online campus offers a bachelor's degree in organizational management and an executive master of business administration degree, as well as certificates in human resources and leadership and supervision.

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School type private, coed college
Year founded 1916
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $33,078,000


When applying to St. Joseph's College New York, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at St. Joseph's College New York is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 70.9 percent.

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

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 70.9%
Application deadline August 15
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at St. Joseph's College New York is 13:1, and the school has 62.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at St. Joseph's College New York include: Special Education and Teaching, General; Business Administration and Management, General; Mathematics Teacher Education; Psychology, General; and Accounting. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 84.8 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
4-year graduation rate 51%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Special Education and Teaching, General 24%
Business Administration and Management, General 11%
Mathematics Teacher Education 6%
Psychology, General 6%
Accounting 5%

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Student Life

St. Joseph's College New York has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,821, with a gender distribution of 29 percent male students and 71 percent female students. St. Joseph's College New York is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 5,632
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

St. Joseph's College New York offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. St. Joseph's College New York also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, and 24-hour emergency telephones. Of the students at St. Joseph's College New York, 82 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at St. Joseph's College New York.

Students who have cars on campus 82%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At St. Joseph's College New York, 75.2 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,538.

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Tuition and fees $21,885 (2013-14)
Room and board N/A
Financial aid statistics
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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