For current high school students starting college for the first time, including those who are interested in direct admission to our professional health programs
Here You Will
Push boundaries. Advocate for change. Discover the best version of yourself. Your opportunity starts here. Do with it what you will.
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.
Ten years post graduation, our alumni salaries rank in the top 2.5% in the nation
Let's Get Started
Our application process is simple. Choose your student type below to learn more about applying:
For students currently attending a different college/university
For incoming first-year or transfer students who live outside the U.S.
Here is Where it All Happens
With so much potential, what will you discover?
Ever Thought About What It Means To Help Others in Need?
Beginning in the fall of 2024, Saint Joseph's is launching a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in Philadelphia.
With a proven curriculum, reserved clinical placements through Penn Medicine and outstanding graduate success, your nursing career starts on Hawk Hill.
Our new BSN degree joins our robust healthcare programs, including occupational therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy and physician assistant studies. Saint Joseph's is Philadelphia's new leader in healthcare education.
Start Your Journey
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.
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.
Find Yourself at Saint Joseph's
Intramural & Club Sports
Immerse yourself in what fires you up — or try something new and spark a passion. Our campus is all about action. There’s always something going on, and the average Hawk joins three clubs during their time here. At Saint Joseph’s, developing your full potential happens inside and outside the classroom. Joining a club or intramural sports team helps you stay fit and meet other members of the community.
Campus Ministry & Community Service
We believe that faith and justice make for a powerful partnership. Join us for spiritual retreats, volunteer projects and working in our communities as you deepen your commitment to self reflection, service and social justice.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Our campus is a place where you can learn, thrive and be yourself. We are a community of unique individuals, sharing a deep sense of belonging – where our voices are heard, our opinions are respected and our differences are celebrated.
Housing & Dining
When you join the Saint Joseph’s University community, you gain a second family — if you chose to live on campus, you also gain a second home.
Health & Wellbeing
When you enroll at Saint Joseph’s, you’re getting so much more than a four-year education. You’re also signing up for comprehensive, thoughtfully designed mental health and well-being resources that cater to every student’s physical, mental and emotional needs.