Freshman Applicants

Are you a Hawk? 

2013 SJU first-year student profile:

             -        Middle 50% GPA: 3.22 – 3.9 on a 4.00 scale

             -        Middle 50% SAT:  1060 – 1230 out of 1600 point scale

             -        Middle 50% ACT:  23 – 28 out of 36 points

Rankings & Distinctions

  • U.S. News & World Report ranked Saint Joseph’s University #11 among 193 master’s universities in the north. 
  • Saint Joseph’s University is proud to have a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, which is the oldest American honors society devoted to recognizing and advancing excellence in the arts and sciences. In addition, we sponsor chapters of sixteen discipline-specific honor societies.  
  • The Princeton Review ranked the Haub School of Business as one of the Best 290 Business Schools.
  • The Haub School of Business is accredited by AACSB International in both Business and Accounting. Less than 5% of business schools worldwide meet this dual standard of excellence. The international honor society serving AACSB-accredited schools is Beta Gamma Sigma.


Freshman Application Process:

Admission Deadlines for fall 2014

Early Action: November 15

Regular Decision: February 1

Notification Dates for fall 2014

Early Action: December 25

Regular Decision: March 15


Students may apply using the Common Application or the Saint Joseph's Online Application. If you prefer to submit a paper application, you may download the print ready application here. In addition the following are required:


For detailed instructions on homeschool and GED admission policies, please select the link that describes you:

Homeschooled applicant

GED applicant