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Hawk Talk Breakfast 2017

September 19, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Learn more about SJU’s distinctive experiential learning programs and meet with faculty about academic programming at Philadelphia’s Jesuit University. This event will include: hot breakfast buffet, academic program highlights and achievements, student panel, update on our admission, scholarship and financial aid processes, and an optional campus tour. 


Hawk Talk Fly-In 2018

March 20-21, 2018

Hawk Talk Fly-In 2018 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! Please check back in early fall for pre-registration information.

Regional Counselor Recpetions

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 fill out our Counselor Inquiry Form and you will receive information about receptions scheduled in your area.

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 11:00 a.m. –12:30 p.m. 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.


Individual Vists

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.

Additional Information

  • 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.
  • 96% percent of the graduating class of 2016 was either employed, pursuing graduate study or involved in a full-time volunteer program within six months of graduation.

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  • Middle 50% GPA: 3.31–3.95
  • Middle 50% ACT: 24–29
  • Middle 50% SAT: 1130–1280

Data calculated as of June 21, 2017

SAT score includes evidence-based reading/writing & math only

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.