COUNSELORS, find out what it means to live greater.

Stay connected and up to date by joining the SJU Counselor Information Line to be the first to receive new information coming from Saint Joseph's. You will receive information  about campus news, counselor events, and stats about SJU. You can also contact your admissions counselor directly: find your counselor here


Hawk Talk Breakfast

Register for our Thursday, October 27 counselor breakfast. Come dine with us as we host a morning of professional development sessions for any school counselor interested in attending. At this event, you will meet undergraduate admissions counselors, provosts, faculty, deans and current students. Hear about new academic programs, student and campus life, as well as any updates to our admission and financial aid process. 


Hawk Talk Fly-In 2017

Hawk Talk Fly-In 2017 is for counselors outside of the Philadelphia metro area. This unique event which is just for school college counselors will provide you with the opportunity to network with fellow school counselors, SJU faculty members and current students, tour our 114-acre campus, learn more about our admission and financial aid process, all while staying in Center City Philadelphia! This year's Hawk Talk Fly-In will be held from March 20 - March 22, 2017. Space is limited for this event. By pre-registering for the Fly-In, you will automatically be placed on a waitlist. All counselors on the waitlist will be notified in January 2017 as to whether or not they have been fully registered for our Hawk Talk Fly-In 2017.


Regional Counselor Receptions

Regional Counselor Receptions are events for counselors to learn about the University without leaving their hometown.  If you are interested in attending future regional counselor receptions, please join our Counselor Information Line and you will receive information about receptions scheduled in your area. 

Please note that we will be hosting prospective student info sessions in Scranton, Long Island and Boston which, counselors are more than welcome to attend. Details are on our Visit page


Individual Campus Visits

Individual Campus Visits are available upon request for counselors that cannot attend our events. You can contact your admissions counselor to arrange your personalized visit.

Group Visits

Group Visits are for schools or organizations wishing to bring groups of 10 or more high school aged students. Counselors are welcome to schedule a visit on a Tuesday or Thursday. The visits are 90 minutes and take place at 11:30am–1:00pm. Each visit will consist of a Discover SJU presentation and a campus tour. We ask that requests are made at least three weeks in advance of your planned visit day.

Register your group here

Rankings & Distinctions

  • U.S. News & World Report’s consistently ranks Saint Joseph’s among the top 15 “America’s Best Colleges.” In the Regional Universities/North category.
  • Saint Joseph’s is one of only 283 schools to have a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest American honor society for the arts and sciences.
  • 97% percent of the graduating class of 2015 was either employed, pursuing graduate study or involved in a full-time volunteer program within six months of graduation.

2016 Admitted Student Profile 

• Middle 50% GPA 3.27-3.92
• Middle 50% ACT 24-29
• Middle 50% SAT 1080-1240 
*Data calculated as of June 1, 2016
*Data calculated from old SAT (SAT used prior to March 2016) 

As Philadelphia's Jesuit, Catholic University, founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts. SJU ranks as a top university in the Northeast, with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter in the College of Arts and Sciences and AACSB accreditation of the  Erivan K. Haub School of Business. The University is also deeply committed to the Jesuit tradition of scholarship and service, earning a place on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and the community engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. With courses offered on campus and online, SJU prepares its more than 9,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students to lead lives of personal excellence, professional success and engaged citizenship.