For 2021, Saint Joseph’s University ranked No. 8 in the Regional Universities North category in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 “Best Colleges” rankings, which includes 176 institutions. This is the second consecutive year the University has been ranked in the top 10 in its category by U.S. News, a recognized leader in college rankings. The University was also recognized in U.S. News' online education rankings for online bachelor's degree and graduate programs, placing it among the nation's best in six academic programs, including Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master's Education Programs Overall.
Saint Joseph’s was also listed among the universities with top undergraduate business programs and appeared on a number of other U.S. News rankings including:
- #3 in Best Colleges for Veterans
- #11 in Best Undergraduate Teaching
- #24 in Best Value Schools
Saint Joseph’s has been named to The Princeton Review’s annual list of the 386 best colleges for the fourth year in a row, placing it among the roughly 13% of four-year U.S. colleges to be profiled in the 2021 guide for prospective undergraduate students. Additionally, the University's Erivan K. Haub School of Business was named one of the Best Business Schools and was listed among the colleges with the Best Online MBAs.
The University has also been recognized by Money magazine’s “Best College for Your Money” list and multiple “2021 Best Colleges” lists by college search site Niche.