Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Sebago Lake in Maine
Sebago Lake in Maine. Lizard10979 / Flickr

Saint Joseph's College of Maine Admissions Overview:

Saint Joseph's College, with an acceptance rate of 78%, is accessible to the large majority of applicants. Students with good grades and test scores have a good chance of getting in. Those interested in applying will need to submit an application, official high school transcripts, a letter of recommendation, and scores from the SAT or ACT. If you have any questions about applying, be sure to visit the school's website, or contact the admissions office.

Admissions Data (2016):

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Description:

Founded in 1912, Saint Joseph's College of Maine is a private, Catholic liberal arts college. Saint Joseph's 350-acre campus has an attractive location on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine. Boston is just two hours to the south. Students can choose from 40 academic programs with nursing being most popular at the bachelor's level. Academics are supported by a 15 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 17. The college takes pride in the close relationship between students and their professors. The college encourages hands-on learning experiences through internships and study abroad (Saint Joseph's students can choose from 240 institutions in about 40 countries). The college also has robust graduate and professional programs delivered online to students around the country and world. For residential students, Saint Joseph's has a wide range of student clubs and activities. In athletics, the Monks compete in the NCAA Division III North Atlantic Conference and Great Northeast Athletic Conference. The college fields seven men's and eight women's intercollegiate sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,102 (1,504 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 35% Male / 65% Female
  • 66% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $33,600
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,890
  • Other Expenses: $1,700
  • Total Cost: $49,390

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 91%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,887
    • Loans: $8,096

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Elementary Education, General Studies, Health Administration, Nursing

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 47%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 54%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Basketball, Swimming, Track and Field
  • Women's Sports: Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Basketball, Cross Country, Volleyball, Swimming

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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