College of St. Joseph Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Rutland, Vermont
Rutland, Vermont. Sfoskett / Wikimedia Commons

College of St. Joseph Admissions Overview:

The College of St. Joseph has an acceptance rate of 58%, making it a relatively accessible school. Students can apply with the school's application or with the Common Application. Additional required materials include a short personal essay, a letter of recommendation, and a high school transcript. SAT and ACT scores are not required. Students interested in St. Joseph are encouraged to schedule an interview, and to visit the campus. Be sure to check out the school's website for more, and updated, information, and feel free to contact the admissions office with any questions!

Admissions Data (2016):

  • College of St Joseph Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

College of St. Joseph Description:

The College of St. Joseph is a small, private, Roman Catholic liberal arts college located in Rutland, Vermont. The campus spreads across 117 wooded acres at the edge of the small town in the heart of the Green Mountains, just a short drive from Vermont’s popular Killington Ski Resort. Albany, New York, and Manchester, New Hampshire, are both just over two hours from campus as well. Students receive plenty of personal attention from professors with an average class size of just 9 students and a student faculty ratio of 9 to 1. CSJ offers 28 undergraduate degrees with popular programs in behavioral sciences, business administration, psychology, sports management and English, as well as graduate programs in education, psychology and human services and business. Outside of class, students are active in more than 15 clubs, organizations and intramural sports. The CSJ Fighting Saints compete in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Division II within the Yankee Small College Conference.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 318 (230 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
  • 88% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $22,650
  • Books: $1,300 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,250
  • Other Expenses: $2,200
  • Total Cost: $37,400

College of St. Joseph Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 82%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $18,864
    • Loans: $7,731

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Behavioral Sciences, Business Administration, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 76%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 41%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 6%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 21%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Baseball
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Softball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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