University of Saint Joseph

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world rank  3079

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University Overview

Established in 1932, University of Saint Joseph is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of West Hartford (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Connecticut. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) women only US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of Saint Joseph (USJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 88 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USJ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym USJ
Founded 1932
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford
06117-2791 Connecticut
United States
Tel +1 (860) 232 4571
Fax +1 (860) 233 5695

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford 06117-2700
(860) 2315216
866 4428752

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Sisters of Mercy - www.mercyhighered.org

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Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Saint Joseph's Library
University of Saint Joseph's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 74,940 physical volumes, 2,228 physical media, 14 digital/electronic medium and 62 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Saint Joseph's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
University of Saint Joseph provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 403 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1938


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy's Commission (AAMFT)
  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (AACN)
  • Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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