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Admitted Students

Welcome to Saint Joseph's! We're so excited to have you.

You're Officially a Hawk

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. Your next step is to confirm your enrollment by submitting an enrollment deposit. 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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Secure Your Seat

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.

Join our community by submitting your enrollment deposit by the following dates 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

Your Next Steps

Learn more about our University and all of the things that make us unique, and take the next steps to confirming your intent to enroll at SJU.

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Explore our two campuses — our 125-acre Hawk Hill campus, which borders Lower Merion and Philadelphia, and 24-acre University City campus, just minutes away from Center City — and get to know our community.


At Saint Joseph's University, we're committed to making your education affordable through merit- and need-based funding sources. Your admission counselor is 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.


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.

Admitted Student Events

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!

Why Saint Joseph's?


Of our undergraduate Class of 2021 were employed, pursuing graduate study or in full-time volunteer programs within 6 months of graduation.


Saint Joseph's ranks in the top 2.5% nationally for median 10-year earnings, according to a 2022 Georgetown University study.


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


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

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Explore Academics

Saint Joseph's offers more programs than ever before. We offer new programs in health and the sciences, including direct admission options to our occupational therapy, pharmacy and physical therapy programs. Our classes are also small, discussion-based and enhanced with real-world experience. You’ll also be challenged to discover even more about yourself, think critically and solve tough problems — by faculty members who know you by name.

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Discover Campus Life

When you choose a college, you’re also choosing a community. During your time here, you find new lifelong friends, favorite study spots, club sports and activities that will keep you busy, and maybe even discover a new passion.


Be Ready for Everything

You'll graduate from Saint Joseph's with the knowledge and skills you'll need in your first job and throughout your career and life. See how we prepare you for unlimited success and hear from current and past students.

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.

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