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Prospective Students

At Saint Joseph's University, you will be supported, inspired and pushed to find your own unique path in preparation for a rapidly changing world. With two locations in Philadelphia and one in Lancaster, PA, you're getting so much more than a revolutionary education. You're gaining a community, a lifelong network and opportunities to find your passion and purpose — in life and career.

Find Your Program

Hundreds of degree options to fit your career path. Find yours now.

Saint Joseph’s University has a wide variety of bachelor's, master's, doctoral, associate or certificate programs. Here, you can choose a traditional academic path, combine majors across schools, opt for an accelerated or direct-entry pathway or enroll in a dual-degree program.

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Why should you join us here on Hawk Hill? This is a place for those who want more out of their college education than a degree. It’s where you will be challenged to think critically, make long-lasting connections and explore learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom.

Hawks go on to become pioneers, innovators and leaders. And with a student-to-faculty ratio of 11:1, you will have the opportunity to engage in one-on-one discussions with your professors and work with mentors who care about skill development and your future. By the time you graduate, you will be equipped with connections and resources from hands-on experiences such as internships, co-ops, fieldwork and clinicals to secure a fulfilling, long-lasting career.

For students who already have their sights set on a professional or advanced degree, we offer direct entry programs in occupational therapy, pharmacy and physical therapy. Additionally, we offer 4+1 degree programs in business, education, computer science and more, allowing you to obtain both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in just five years.


Academics    Admission

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You don't have to start your college experience at Saint Joseph’ to find your second home here. If you are in the process of transferring colleges, the Saint Joseph's admission team works with you to help you along the way.

Choosing to transfer to Saint Joseph's University from your two-year college or another four-year college? With our specialized transfer transition program, your commute and the ability to transfer up to 60 credits, deciding to enroll at Saint Joseph’s University might be your best decision yet.

Transferring into one of our unique direct-entry programs in occupational therapy, pharmacy and physical therapy? We can help assess your prerequisites and create a path toward finishing your professional degree at Saint Joseph's.

Programs    Transfer to St. Joe's

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Academic offerings include master's degrees, professional and doctoral programs, MBAs and industry-specific certificates. Designed for convenience, our programs are delivered in online, on-campus, and hybrid formats, accommodating diverse schedules. Spanning business, health, education, arts and sciences, and data and technology, many programs are top-ranked, providing excellence and value. Our faculty are teacher-scholars with direct industry ties, committed to student mentorship and success.

If you’re pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree in occupational therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy or physician assistant studies (PA), you will have the chance to study in our state-of-the-art facilities and engage in hands-on clinical experiences, in addition to your rigorous curriculum.

No matter your program, you will have the opportunity to engage with and learn from highly regarded faculty who are leaders and innovators in their field and immediately apply what you learn to your workplace. The connections you make with classmates, professors and industry leaders will help further your growth, both personally and professionally.

Graduate Academics    Admission Process

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As one of the longest-running programs for nontraditional or adult students, Saint Joseph’s University offers a broad range of fully-accredited adult learner programs in Philadelphia and Lancaster, PA. In addition to traditional adult learner programs, we also offer associate and certificate programs in healthcare through our School of Nursing and Allied Health

We offer career-focused programs in a variety of flexible formats for adult students who need to balance work, family and school responsibilities. You can also continue your education while saving time with our accelerated master's degree options for adult learners. Whether you choose to study online or on campus, part-time or full-time, we have a strong transfer credit policy and affordable options to meet your needs.

Adult Learner Programs    Admission Process


Saint Joseph's graduates rank in the top 2.5% nationally for median 10-year earnings according to a 2022 Georgetown University study

Top 10

Best regional University in the North (2024), according to U.S. News and World Report


Academic programs offered in Philadelphia and Lancaster


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