For current high school students starting college for the first time, including those who are interested in direct admission to our professional health programs
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
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:
Your Future Starts Here
Connect with us to learn more about becoming a Hawk.
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. 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.
Start Your Journey
Tuition & Costs
Why Saint Joseph's?
Best regional University in the North (2022), according to U.S. News and World Report.
Of our undergraduate Class of 2021 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.
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.