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Undergraduate Admission

Discover, explore, land. Learn more about applying to Saint Joseph's and start your journey.

Become a Hawk Today

Saint Joseph's University's Office of Undergraduate Admission offers students and their families an individualized approach when applying to college. Our experienced staff is eager to welcome you and answer your questions ranging from majors and programs to financial aid and housing.

How to Apply

When you're ready to apply, we accept the Common Application and the Saint Joseph's University Application. Whichever you choose, you're on your way to becoming a Hawk.

Our Admission Team reviews your application to get to know you as a whole person. We take a look at more than just your academic achievements — we're also interested in your personal qualities and contributions to the community.

The application process varies by student type. Choose your student type below to get started:

Undergraduate college students walking on the South Walk of Saint Joseph's campus in Philadelphia

For current high school students starting college for the first time, including those who are interested in direct admission to our professional health programs

Zoe Welsh is an undergraduate student at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia.

Your Future Starts Here

Connect with us to learn more about becoming a Hawk.


More Programs,
More Locations

Saint Joseph’s University is proud to offer students more opportunities than ever. Explore our expanded array of accredited, established and in-demand health and science, PhD and master’s programs offered from our School of Health Professions and the historic Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, including pharmacy, occupational therapy, physical therapy and more.

Many programs provide direct-entry and accelerated pathways to a career in science and healthcare and feature courses taught at our new campus in University City, a regional hub for healthcare and life sciences. Opening Fall of 2024, first-year students will be enrolling in Saint Joseph's nursing program.

These unique new programs join our top-ranked and highly regarded programs in business, education and liberal arts which are offered by the School of Education and Human Development, College of Arts and Sciences and the Erivan K. Haub School of Business.

Explore Nursing

Explore Our Programs

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Visit Campus

Visit Campus

We offer a variety of visit options to help you learn more about Saint Joseph's University. Find the right event and start exploring life on our Hawk Hill and University City campuses.


Tuition & Costs

Tuition & Costs

A Saint Joseph's education is an investment in the future of everything. Learn about the tuition and costs associated with your program.


Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Over 90% of our undergraduates receive University assistance. We work closely with you and your family to find the right financing options, scholarships and aid opportunities. 

Why Saint Joseph's?

Top 10

Best regional University in the North (2023), according to U.S. News and World Report.


Of our undergraduate Class of 2022 was employed, pursuing graduate study or in full-time volunteer programs within 6 months of graduation.


Average class size — you'll never have to sit through a lecture with 300 strangers.


Students graduated with a double major in the class of 2021.

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