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Saint Joseph's College of Maine

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world rank  4181

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Overview

Founded in 1912, the Saint Joseph's College of Maine is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Standish (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Maine. This institution also has a branch campus in Portland. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Saint Joseph's College of Maine (SJC) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Saint Joseph's College of Maine (SJC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 112-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. SJC 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.

University Snapshot

Control

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Control Typeprivate

Entity

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Saint Joseph's College of Maine' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized

Selectivity

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateleast selective

University Identity

Name
Acronym SJC
Founded 1912
Motto Fortitudo et Spes
Courage and Hope
Colours Royal blue and white
Mascot Monk
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University Location

Address 278 Whites Bridge Road
Standish
04084-5236 Maine
United States
Saint Joseph's College of Maine's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Saint Joseph's College of Maine Phone Number +1 (207) 892 6766
Saint Joseph's College of Maine Fax Number +1 (207) 893 7861
Other locations Portland

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Saint Joseph's College of Maine's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Saint Joseph's College of Maine.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
35,000-39,999 US$
(31,890-36,450 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
International
students
35,000-39,999 US$
(31,890-36,450 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Saint Joseph's College of Maine's admission information.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Saint Joseph's College of Maine a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.


Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school GPA is required
  • Secondary school rank is 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
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended

Source: IPDES


Saint Joseph's College of Maine's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.


Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Admission Office Admission Office

278 Whites Bridge Road
Standish 04084
(207) 893 7746
800 338 7057

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Size and Profile

Introduction

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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Saint Joseph's College of Maine.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Saint Joseph's College of Maine has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.


Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 50-99 academic employees (Faculty).


Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Control Type Control Type

Saint Joseph's College of Maine is a private higher education institution.


Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Entity Type Entity Type

Saint Joseph's College of Maine is a non-profit higher education institution.


Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Rural setting.


Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Saint Joseph's College of Maine is Christian-Catholic Religious Affiliation

Saint Joseph's College of Maine has a Christian-Catholic affiliation (Sisters of Mercy - www.mercyhighered.org).


Carnegie Classification

Introduction

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...


The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Postbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with other professional programs

Facilities and Services

Introduction

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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Saint Joseph's College of Maine's main facilities:


Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Library

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's library does not have any external branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 34,254 physical volumes, 1,850 physical media, 2 digital/electronic media and 89 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 7 full-time employees, including 2 librarians. Saint Joseph's College of Maine's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the Saint Joseph's College of Maine provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 754 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Saint Joseph's College of Maine's main services:


Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some programs fully via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


Saint Joseph's College of Maine's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Saint Joseph's College of Maine is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: New England Commission of Higher Education

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1961


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Saint Joseph's College of Maine's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

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Social Media

Introduction

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Social Media

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Instagram Instagram

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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Free Online Courses

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