Saint Joseph’s University Business Programs
Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Saint Joseph's University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of St. Joe's is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
Saint Joseph’s University Rankings
We have ranked St. Joe's as #87 out of 1,018 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 70 colleges in Pennsylvania, it is ranked at #7.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
St. Joe's has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#41||Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#120||Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#166||Most Popular Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at St. Joe's.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards St. Joe's has earned from around the web.
|#5||Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing||College Factual|
|#6||Best Colleges for Human Resource Management||College Factual|
|#8||Best Colleges for Marketing||College Factual|
|#22||Best Colleges for Finance & Financial Management||College Factual|
|#57||Best Colleges for Accounting||College Factual|
|#209||Best Schools||Course Advisor|
Where Is Saint Joseph’s University?
Contact details for St. Joe's are given below.
|Address:||5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395|
How Do I Get Into St. Joe’s?
You can apply to St. Joe’s online at: https://www.sju.edu/apply-request-information
Admission Requirements for St. Joe’s
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into St. Joe’s?
Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 75%, and the acceptance rate for women is 79%.
Average Test Scores
About 66% of students accepted to St. Joe's submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 640. Math scores were between 550 and 650.
Can I Afford Saint Joseph’s University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At St. Joe's, approximately 59% of students took out student loans averaging $10,885 a year. That adds up to $43,540 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at St. Joe's is 3.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Saint Joseph’s University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,578 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,222 full-time undergraduates at St. Joe's, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Saint Joseph's University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||199|
|Hispanic or Latino||332|
Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Saint Joseph's University. At this time, 28 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 63 countries are represented at St. Joe's. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at Saint Joseph’s University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at St. Joe's has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 6th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of St. Joe’s
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Saint Joseph's University was 9.0%. This is the #1,223 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at St. Joe's regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of St. Joe's majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|General Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration||35%|
|Human Resource Management||22%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at St. Joe's ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at St. Joe's.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Saint Joseph’s University Business Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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