Princeton Review: SJU Among Nation’s Best Colleges in the Northeast Region
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
PHILADELPHIA (August 21, 2012) - Saint Joseph’s University is one of the best colleges in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review. It is one of 222 institutions the company recommends in its "Best in the Northeast" section of its website feature, "2013 Best Colleges: Region by Region," that posted August 20, 2012 on PrincetonReview.com.
Says Robert Franek, Princeton Review's Senior VP / Publisher, "We're pleased to recommend Saint Joseph’s University as one of the best schools [at which] to earn their undergraduate degree. We chose it and the other terrific institutions we name as 'regional best' mainly for their excellent academic programs.
“From several hundred schools in each region, we winnowed our list based on institutional data we collected directly from the schools, our visits to schools over the years, and the opinions of our staff, plus college counselors and advisors whose recommendations we invite. We also take into account what students at the schools reported to us about their campus experiences on our 80-question student survey.”
Saint Joseph’s students surveyed say “as soon as you set foot on…campus, you are likely to instantly [feel] welcome.” They appreciate both “the supportive learning environment” and the fact that professors are “extremely engaging and learned in their field.” Moreover, they truly “care about their students’ success.” And while they can certainly be “demanding,” professors at SJU really “prepare you for the real world.”
Saint Joseph’s is consistently among the schools ranked highly in both the Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report’s annual issue of “Best Colleges.”