Philadelphia skyline near Saint Joseph's University

City & Suburbs

We're part city, part suburbs. Our Hawk Hill campus and University City location allow 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, Philadelphia is Only


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 Philadelphia. The following guides compile local happenings and recommendations all in one spot, so you can always stay in the know.

SJU Students on Main St Manayunk

Explore Saint Joseph’s and Beyond

From Fishtown to Ardmore, Philadelphia is known as a city of neighborhoods, and our Hawk Hill and University City campuses have easy access to all of them by car, bus or train.

Notable Attractions:

Book Your Calendar:



Opportunities Abound

Looking for an internship, work experience or full-time job? Philly is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies, with booming biotech, healthcare 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 Saint Joseph’s?

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

Hawks in the Community