International Applicants

Are you a Hawk? SJU Student Profile

2012 SJU first-year student profile:

             -        Middle 50% GPA: 3.20 – 3.88 on a 4.00 scale

             -        Middle 50% SAT:  1070 – 1230 out of 1600 point scale

                                (critical reading and math sections)

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

                                 (composite score)

Demographics:   

             -        53% female

             -        47% male

Top five states: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Maryland

Countries represented: Botswana, Brazil, China, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Honduras, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Venezuela

 

Rankings & Distinctions

U.S. News & World Reports ranked Saint Joseph’s University #8 among 193 master’s universities in the north. 

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. Saint Joseph’s University was named the 2012 Gold Chapter, the highest recognition a collegiate chapter can earn through Beta Gamma Sigma International. Haub has consistently been ranked as one of the top chapters in the world.

Saint Joseph’s University is proud to have a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, which is the oldest America honors society devoted to recognizing and advancing excellence in the arts and sciences. In addition, we sponsor chapters of sixteen discipline-specific honor societies.  


International Freshmen Application Process

Deadlines
Fall Semester (August start) Deadlines:

Early Action - November 15, Decision Notification - December 25
Regular Decision - February 1, Decision Notification - March 15

Spring Semester (January start) Deadline:
Regular Decision - Rolling Basis Decision Notification - Rolling Basis

Application Materials:

  • Application (Students may choose to complete the  Common Application or the  Saint Joseph's Online Application. If you prefer to submit a paper application, you can download the print ready application.)
  • Application fee ($60 US dollars)
  • Essay or personal statement
  • Official secondary school transcripts with at least three years of coursework (in native language and English-translated)
  • English proficiency exam scores (SAT, TOEFL, or IELTS)
    *Students who submit SAT or ACT will be reviewed for merit-based scholarships
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official support statement or bank statement as proof of ability to pay for one year at Saint Joseph's University, approximately $52,000 USD. (For I-20 processing.)
  • Copy of passport picture page. (For I-20 processing.)

       APPLY NOW

 

International Transfer Application Process

Deadlines

Fall Semester (August start) Deadline:
Regular Decision - Rolling Basis Decision Notification - Rolling Basis

Spring Semester (January start) Deadline:
Regular Decision - Rolling Basis Decision Notification - Rolling Basis

Application Materials:

  • Application (Students may choose to complete the Common Application or the  Saint Joseph's Online Application. If you prefer to submit a paper application, you can download the print ready application.)
  • Application fee ($60 US dollars)
  • Essay or personal statement
  • Transcripts: Official secondary school (high school) transcripts AND tertiary (college/university) institution transcripts (in native language and English-translated)
  • Course syllabi or course descriptions for tertiary (college/university) coursework (For credit evaluation)
  • Transfer recommendation form
  • English proficiency exam scores (SAT, TOEFL, or IELTS)
  • Official support statement or bank statement as proof of ability to pay for one year at Saint Joseph’s University, approximately $52,000 USD. (For I-20 processing)
  • Copy of passport picture page. (For I-20 processing)

       APPLY NOW

 

English Proficiency

English proficiency minimum requirements:
Students can prove English proficiency with any of the following standardized tests or through completion of an English Program for International Students (EPIS).

SAT:

450 out of 800 (critical reading section)

TOEFL:

79 lbt

IELTS:

6.5

 

Scholarships

International freshmen students can be reviewed for merit-based scholarships only if SAT or ACT scores are submitted with the application.

International transfer students will be reviewed for transfer scholarships based on previous university coursework.

Visit the scholarships section of the website for more information on financial assistance.

 

Contact your admissions counselor

David Sicoli, Assistant Director of International Admissions