Saint Joseph's University was founded by the Jesuits — visionary Catholic priests and educators who prioritized social justice, the pursuit of excellence, service to others, and the development of the whole person, or, cura personalis. One of only 28 universities and colleges nationwide exemplifying this 500-year- old Jesuit tradition, SJU offers each of its students an educational experience that will hone their skills, expand their knowledge, grow their faith and strengthen their character.
"For as long as I can remember, the French language and culture have been a love of mine, and my experience with the French department was memorable one. The professors taught me different aspects of the French language and culture that I knew very little about. They also all made an effort to be available to answer questions, help with course work, give advice (both academic and personal) and challenge me as a student so I could excel."