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Admitted Students

You're Hawk Hill Bound

Congratulations! Your admission to Saint Joseph's University is a testament to your hard work, determination and achievements. Now that you've been admitted to Saint Joseph's University, you're ready to take flight into your future. We encourage you to connect with our office whenever you have questions. We're here to help you every step of the way.

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Why Saint Joseph's?

At Saint Joseph's University, we like to say we're a community built on "and." Here, you don't have to choose between a city school or a college campus. You won't be limited to just one field of study or major. Your professors will be renowned scholars and practitioners with real-world experience. We'll challenge, support and guide you to define success on your own terms and embrace all of the things that make you unique.

Submit your enrollment deposit to secure your seat in the incoming class.

  • Early Decision I: January 15
  • Early Decision II: March 1
  • Early Action/Regular Decision: May 1
  • Transfer Students: within two (2) weeks of notification

Explore Saint Joseph's University

You have a big decision ahead of you and the Saint Joseph's community is here to help you make that decision. Our exclusive admitted student events are designed to provide all the answers you need to make your college selection. From academic sessions and student support to campus life, we have created a variety of event options for you to delve deeper into the St. Joe's experience. We can't wait to see you virtually and on Hawk Hill this spring.

All Visit Options

  • Sunday, March 27, 2022 & Sunday, April 10, 2022
    10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Our campus is your new home. Join us for one of two in-person Admitted Student Days — our largest celebration for the Class of 2026! While you are with us on Hawk Hill, you'll have the opportunity to tour our 125-acre campus, meet with faculty in your intended major, learn about our vibrant student life and living options, attend a student activity and community fair, and so much more. This is a day you won't want to miss!

    Register for March 27 Register for April 10

  • Saturday, February 12, 2022

    Our Hawk Hill at Home: Virtual Preview Day will provide a high-level overview of Saint Joseph's University. You'll have the opportunity to attend sessions of: academic programs; financial aid; student success; residence life and dining; diversity, equity and inclusion; and student panels. In addition, one-on-one meetings with admission and financial aid counselors will be offered.

    Register

  • Join the Saint Joseph's community for our webinar series from the comfort of your home. Our webinars allow you and your family to engage with current students, faculty, staff and university leadership. 

    View Webinars & Register Watch Previous Webinars

  • Available Monday–Friday and select weekends

    The Office of Undergraduate Admission welcomes visitors on most weekdays and select weekends throughout the year. We offer two different ways to experience campus: an Information Session and Campus Tour or a Campus Tour Only option. You can view available dates and register below.

    Register

  • Discover Hawk Hill from your home. View our virtual tour of our campus community to learn more about Saint Joseph’s University and our campus that is a mix of Philadelphia’s city and suburbs.

    Explore St. Joe's

  • Come see our campus for yourself. Take a self-guided tour of our academic buildings, residence halls and campus life to get familiar with Hawk Hill. Bring your fully-charged smartphone and your comfortable shoes to start exploring. 

    Launch Self-Guided Tour

    *This link can only be accessed on a mobile phone. 

The Saint Joseph's Advantage

92%

Of our undergraduate Class of 2020 had full-time employment or was in graduate school within six months of graduation.

3%

Saint Joseph's ranks in the top 3% nationally for median 10 year earnings, 2019 Georgetown University study.

91%

Of undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid from the University.

#8

Best regional University in the North (2022), according to U.S. News and World Report.

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Financial Aid

Financing Your Education

We understand that college is a significant investment in your future. At Saint Joseph's University, we're committed to making your education affordable through merit- and need-based funding sources. In fact, 91% of all undergraduate students receive university assistance.

As you explore pursuing your education at Saint Joseph’s, your admission counselor also serves as your financial aid counselor. We are here to help you understand your financial aid award and walk you through the next steps to enroll. Once your financial aid award is available to view, it will be posted to your admission account.

Connect with Hawk Hill

The Office of Undergraduate Admission is here to support you throughout the remainder of your college search. You can always contact your admission and financial aid counselor through your admission account. For general questions, call 610-660-1300 or email admit@sju.edu.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • You can submit your non-refundable enrollment to Saint Joseph's University through your SJU Admission Account. We accept credit card, check and money order.

  • Your admission counselor is also your financial aid counselor. We're happy to answer any questions about the financial aid process and payment options. Once your financial aid award is available, it will be posted to your SJU Admission Account. From there, you can contact your counselor with any questions.

    You can also visit our financial aid webpage for more information.

  • Merit scholarships do not require a separate application. If you were awarded a merit scholarship, it is listed in your letter of admission.

    Specialty scholarships require a separate application. You can view all available specialty scholarships at sju.edu/scholarships.

  • Students may transfer credits to Saint Joseph's University through AP and IB programs or by earning credits at another accredited college or university or through dual enrollment programs. Students may transfer a maximum of 60 earned college credits or 20 courses.

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  • Information on housing selection and fall semester class registration for incoming first-year students will be communicated in the spring of 2022. Additional information and next steps will also be covered during summer orientation sessions. Questions or concerns can be addressed to admit@sju.edu or call 610-660-1300.

  • Yes. At Saint Joseph's we encourage exploration and know that what interests you now, may change. If you want to change your major before your first semester, you can request a change of major through your SJU Admission Account or email your admission counselor directly.

The Saint Joseph's Experience

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Discover Campus Life

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Be Ready for Everything