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Saint Joseph’s University – Tuition & Success Analysis

Philadelphia, PA

Saint Joseph’s University – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,274

Average annual cost of attendance: $34,068

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $23,485

Campus Setting: Large City

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

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Saint Joseph’s University Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $27,875

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $27,799

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $30,361

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $31,260

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $37,495


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Saint Joseph’s University. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Saint Joseph’s University Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 79%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 90%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $59,600

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 85%

Saint Joseph’s University Admissions

Saint Joseph’s University Acceptance Rate: 78%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 530 to 620

SAT Critical Reading: 520 to 610

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 23 to 29

ACT Math: 23 to 27

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Saint Joseph’s University actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Saint Joseph’s University Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 13%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 49%

Typical student debt: $23,485

Typical monthly loan payment: $250

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Majors at Saint Joseph’s University


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Saint Joseph’s University:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 7%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 49%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 3%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 1%
  • Education – 5%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 3%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 1%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 5%
  • History – 1%
  • Legal Professions and Studies – 1%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 6%
  • Physical Sciences – 1%
  • Psychology – 6%
  • Social Sciences – 8%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 1%

For more information about the various majors at Saint Joseph’s University, visit their website.

Saint Joseph’s University Diversity


Overall Composition at Saint Joseph’s University

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Saint Joseph’s University full time:  88%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Saint Joseph’s University part time:  12%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Saint Joseph’s University:  8%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 3%

Black: 6%

Hispanic: 6%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Unknown: 2%

White: 79%

Saint Joseph’s University Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 2.5

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 1.7

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 19.9

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.