St. Joseph's College New York Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

St. Joseph's College, New York
St. Joseph's College, New York. Jim.henderson / Wikimedia Commons

St. Joseph's College New York Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 67%, St. Joseph's College is accessible to the majority of applicants. Only around one-third of those who apply are turned down each year. Those with good grades and test scores have a good chance of being admitted; if your scores fall within or above the ranges listed below, you are on track for admission. To apply, interested students will need to submit an application, high school transcripts, scores from the SAT or ACT, a personal essay, and a letter of recommendation. 

Admissions Data (2016):

St. Joseph’s College New York Description:

St. Joseph’s College is an independent liberal arts college with two campuses in Brooklyn and Patchogue, Long Island. Founded in 1916 as a women’s day college, St. Joseph’s has been coeducational since 1970, although the majority of students are still female. The main campus in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn is surrounded by a diverse academic and cultural attractions including the Brooklyn Museum of Art. The 27-acre Patchogue campus on the south shore of eastern Long Island sits adjacent to Great Patchogue Lake, offering a more relaxed, suburban setting. St. Joseph’s offers 24 undergraduate majors and 11 master’s degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, including popular programs in business administration, child study and special education, speech and medical technology. Student life is active with nearly 90 clubs and organizations between the two campuses. The campuses field separate NCAA Division III athletic teams; Long Island’s Golden Eagles compete in the Skyline Conference, and Brooklyn’s Bears are members of the Hudson Valley Athletic Conference.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 5,119 (4,040 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 34% Male / 66% Female
  • 84% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $25,114
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $6,500
  • Other Expenses: $4,000
  • Total Cost: $36,614

St. Joseph’s College New York Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 96%
    • Loans: 62%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $13,078
    • Loans: $6,298

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Education, Nursing, Special Education, Speech

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 22%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 58%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 72%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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