Prospective Students Saint Joseph's University

Prospective Students

At Saint Joseph's University, you will be supported, inspired and pushed to find your own unique path and be ready for a rapidly changing world. 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

Saint Joseph’s has a wide variety of majors and minors, graduate programs, degree completion and certificate programs. Here, you can choose a traditional academic path or you can combine majors across schools, explore stackable degree options or enroll in a dual-degree program.

Undergraduate Students on Saint Joe's campus


What does it mean to be an undergraduate at Saint Joseph’s University? This is a place for students who want to know themselves more completely. For those who want more than skills. It’s where you will be challenged to think critically, make long-lasting connections and explore countless career options.

Strong and determined with a passion for personal growth, Hawks are united by their unrelenting spirit and commitment to better their communities. Rooted in the spirit of Philadelphia, Hawks are pioneers, innovators and leaders. 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 develop mentorships to help you find your passion and strengthen your skills. By the time you graduate, you will be equipped with the connections and resources from your internships, co-ops and faculty mentors you need to secure a fulfilling, long-lasting career. Some undergraduate students at Saint Joseph’s decide to enroll in a 4+1 degree program to get an accelerated bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years.


Academics    Admissions

Students walking outside next to Regis Hall at Saint Joseph's University.


You don't have to start your college experience on Hawk Hill to find your second home here. Figuring out how to transfer colleges can be an overwhelming process, which is why 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, the option to live on campus or commute and the ability to transfer up to 60 credits, deciding to enroll at Saint Joseph’s University might be your best decision yet.

Programs    Transfer to St. Joe's

Haub School of Business student at Saint Joseph's University in the Wall Street Trading Room


A graduate degree or certificate from Saint Joseph’s University offers the opportunity to expand your knowledge, advance your career and explore new industries. Whether your goal is to move forward in your current field or shift your focus to a new industry, our rigorous graduate programs provide the tools necessary to set you up for success.

Our graduate degrees are uniquely designed to fit your schedule with programs offered 100% online, on campus only or a hybrid of online and on campus. Earn an MBA, master's, certificate or doctoral degree. 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

Adult Learning Program at Saint Joseph's University


As one of the longest-running programs for nontraditional or adult students, Saint Joseph’s University offers a broad range of fully accredited degree programs. 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.

We offer career-focused programs in a variety of flexible formats for adult students who need to balance work, family and school responsibilities.

Adult Learner Programs    Admission Process

Student studying outside with a laptop in their lap


What better place to learn than the comfort of your own home? Our online programs make it possible to learn from anywhere, with flexible options that work around your schedule. You can choose to take as many or as few classes as you want, making it easy to achieve your academic goals while working, raising a family or traveling.

Whether you're an adult learner looking to finish your bachelor's degree or ready to add a graduate degree or certificate to your resume, you will receive the same academic quality and personalized support that you would on campus. You will also have access to academic advising, around-the-clock tech support, career services and writing assistance to help you achieve academic excellence.

Online Programs    Admission Process


Saint Joseph's graduates rank in the top 3% nationally for median 10-year earnings according to a 2019 Georgetown University study.


Best regional University in the North (2022), according to U.S. News and World Report.


minutes to Center City Philadelphia.

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