For current high school students starting college for the first-time
Discover, Explore, Land
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 to campus and answer your questions ranging from majors and programs to financial aid and housing.
Your Future Starts Here
Connect with us to learn more about becoming a Hawk.
How to Apply
The Saint Joseph’s 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 interested in your personal qualities and contributions to the community, as well.
Why Saint Joseph's?
Best regional University in the North (2022), according to U.S. News and World Report.
Of the class of 2020 had full-time employment or was in graduate school 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 2019.
See Hawk Hill for Yourself
The best way to get a feel for life as a Hawk is to experience Saint Joseph’s for yourself. The Office of Undergraduate Admission is offering virtual and in-person campus tours to explore our 125-acre campus and learn more about our community.
Learn more about in-person and virtual visit opportunities.
Find Yourself on Hawk Hill
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.
Inclusion, Equity & Diversity
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.