Philadelphia skyline near Saint Joseph's University

City & Suburbs

We're part city, part suburbs. Our central location allows students to experience the kinetic energy and opportunities of urban life and enjoy the ease and sprawling green spaces of the Main Line suburbs.


When You Need to Get Away


Minutes from NYC.


Hours from Washington, D.C.


Minutes from the Jersey Shore.


Hours from Boston.

Local Community Resources

There's no shortage of events, festivals, live shows, and more happening in and around the Hawk Hill community. The following guides compile local happenings and recommendations all into one spot, so you can always stay in-the-know.

SJU Students on Main St Manayunk

Explore Campus and Beyond

From Manayunk to Ardmore, Philadelphia is known as a city of neighborhoods, and our campus has easy access to them all by car, bus or train.  

Notable Attractions:

Book Your Calendar:


Career Opportunities in Center City Philadelphia

Opportunities Abound

Looking for an internship, work experience or full-time job? Philly is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies, with booming biotech, health care and banking sectors. With more than 5,000 internships posted throughout the year and a robust roster of local alumni, Saint Joseph’s will help you get your foot in the door.

Ready to Explore Campus?

Explore our unique campus that’s a mix of city and suburbs and find out what life is like on Hawk Hill. You can see it for yourself in a small-group campus tour, a hybrid virtual tour or from the comfort of your home with our virtual tour and interactive campus map.

Hawks in the Community