Exchange Programs

Saint Joseph's University welcomes exchange students from select universities world-wide. Below is a list of our current exchange programs offered: 

Chile - Alberto Hurtado University (Santiago)
Japan - Sophia University (Tokyo) 
Spain - Institute Químic de Sarrià (Barcelona) 

1. Complete Application (Provided below) 

2. Personal Statement: Write a personal statement in 150 words describing why you wish to study for a semester at Saint Joseph’s University. This is to be uploaded at the end of the application (below). 

3. Advisor Recommendation: This can be uploaded at the end of the application (below) or e-mailed to Maxine Adekoya at 
Recommendation letter should include:
-- Student's full name 
-- Student’s current area of study (business, science, etc.)
-- Name of your current college/university 
-- Brief statement nominating the student for the exchange
-- Confirmation that the student is in good academic and disciplinary standing 

4. Official Transcripts: Submit official copies of transcripts for all college/university education. All transcripts must be submitted in native language and English-translated. Transcripts can be sent to:

Saint Joseph's University 
Office of Undergraduate Admissions 
Attn: Maxine Adekoya
5600 City Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA 19131 USA

Or official electronic copies can be sent directly to Maxine Adekoya at

5. Test Scores: Please submit your official test scores to Saint Joseph’s University. Students only need to submit one test: TOEFL or IELTS

Recommended scores are: 
- TOEFL iBT: 79 
- IELTS: 6.5 

6. Copy of Passport picture page: Used for I-20 processing. This can be uploaded at the end of the application (below). 

Please contact Maxine Adekoya, Assistant Director of International Admissions, at