Location of Saint Joseph's University

Saint Joseph’s University spans three beautiful locations. Our 125-acre Hawk Hill campus and 24-acre University City location offer students the best of both worlds: a historic Main Line suburb and a vibrant Philadelphia neighborhood just west of Center City. Here, you have easy access to all of the endless opportunities the nation’s sixth largest city has to offer. Our Lancaster location is situated in the heart of picturesque South Central Pennsylvania. In addition to a rich history and lively downtown area, Lancaster offers a wide range of healthcare facilities, including Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, Penn State Health, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Lehigh Valley Hospital and more.

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Our 125-acre Hawk Hill and 24-acre University City campuses offer students the best of both worlds: a historic Main Line suburb and a vibrant Philadelphia neighborhood just west of Center City.

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Located in scenic Central Pennsylvania, Saint Joseph’s University in Lancaster is home to the School of Nursing & Allied Health, offering bachelor’s, master’s, associate, certificate, and post-baccalaureate programs in healthcare.

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City of Revolutionary Spirit

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The American revolution started in Philadelphia, which is one of the reasons why the Jesuits chose to build our University here. It’s a city of great beginnings, big ambitions and life-changing opportunities.

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We want students to thrive in all aspects of life and be immersed in the community around them. The relationship between Philadelphia and Saint Joseph’s has allowed many students to discover new passions, meet an incredible network of people and gain a competitive advantage. Philadelphia is the perfect global starter for college students and young professionals.

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Saint Joseph’s has built strong institutional and faculty relationships with other leading Philadelphia businesses across a wide range of industries and organizations. With our University City location centrally located just west of Center City and our Hawk Hill campus only a 15-minute train ride from downtown, you’ll be in close proximity to a wide range of companies offering co-op and internship opportunities.

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Campus of Opportunities

There are a wide range of partnerships and experiential learning opportunities available on our campuses — like the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support, the renowned Barnes Arboretum at Saint Joseph's University, the pro-bono PT clinic at our University City location or the local biotech startup that found a home on Hawk Hill.

We’re confident our location is bound to provide something for everybody.

See Saint Joseph’s For Yourself

Explore our unique campuses that are a mix of city and suburbs and find out what life is like at Saint Joseph’s. You can see it for yourself in a small-group tour, through a hybrid virtual tour or from the comfort of your home with our virtual tour, and interactive campus maps.