Freshman Application Process
How do you become a Hawk? You’ve come to the right place. We review every application individually and holistically, looking to admit students of high intellect, who are passionate about engaging in our campus community, and who bring personal qualities of integrity, perseverance, and leadership. Take some time to select your appropriate decision plan, prepare your application materials, and review our additional resources. If you have any questions, we’re just a call or email away.
Choose Your Decision Plan
Early Decision I (ED I)
Early Decision I is a binding decision plan for students who have identified Saint Joseph's University as their first choice and are committed to enrolling if admitted. Application Deadline: November 1. Notification of Decision: December 20.
Early Action (EA)
Early Action is a non-binding decision plan for students who have a strong interest in Saint Joseph’s and want to learn their admission decision well in advance of the Regular Decision deadline. Application Deadline: November 1. Notification of Decision: December 20.
Early Decision II (ED II)
Early Decision II is a binding decision plan for students who have identified Saint Joseph's University as their first choice and are committed to enrolling if admitted. Application Deadline: January 15. Notification of Decision: February 15.
Regular Decision (RD)
Regular Decision is a non-binding decision plan and will allow students to receive an admission decision around March 15. Application Deadline: February 1. Notification of Decision: March 15.
Early Decision I
Early Decision II
|Application Deadline||November 1||November 1||January 15||February 1|
|Preferred FAFSA Filing Date||December 1||December 1||January 15||January 15|
|Notification of Decision||December 20||December 20||February 15||March 15|
|Enrollment Deposit Due||January 15||May 1||March 1||May 1|
Submit Your Application Materials
Class of 2020 Admitted Student Profile
3.27 - 3.92
Middle 50% GPA
4.0 weighted scale
1080 - 1240
Middle 50% SAT
Tests prior to March 2016
(Critical reading & math only)
24 - 29
Middle 50% ACT