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St. Joseph's College is a private institution that was founded in 1912. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,015, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 350 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. St. Joseph's College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 82. Its tuition and fees are $30,030 (2012-13).
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On a magnificent lakeside campus, Saint Joseph's College of Maine offers academic excellence with small classes, welcoming faculty and a values-centered environment that embraces community service. Maine's only Catholic college, Saint Joseph's offers more than 30 majors and concentrations based on a strong liberal arts foundation. During the last several years, the College has constructed three buildings, including an academic center with 32 classrooms and wireless technology. Just two hours from Boston, the campus is a short drive from the culture and entertainment of Portland, Maine's largest city. Saint Joseph's offers NCAA athletics, club and intramural teams, and a top-notch student recreation center. The College also offers associate, bachelor's and master's degrees to nontraditional students through distance education.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to St. Joseph's College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1, and the early action deadline is November 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at St. Joseph's College is $50. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 88.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||88.0%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at St. Joseph's College is 15:1, and the school has 57.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at St. Joseph's College include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 93.0 percent.
St. Joseph's College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,015, with a gender distribution of 34.3 percent male students and 65.7 percent female students. St. Joseph's College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
St. Joseph's College offers a number of student services including health service and health insurance. St. Joseph's College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at St. Joseph's College, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at St. Joseph's College.
|Students who have cars on campus||80%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At St. Joseph's College, 86.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $15,116.
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|Tuition and fees||$30,030 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$11,400 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data