St. Joseph's University, New York is independent and coeducational. The University was founded in 1916 by the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph.
245 Clinton Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Donald R. Boomgaarden, Ph.D.
University wide: 3,556
Long Island: 2,430
University wide: 792
Long Island: 443
Part-time and coaches: 481
STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO (FALL 2022)
RANKINGS AND RECOGNITION
For more than two decades, St. Joseph’s has been identified as one of the nation’s top colleges by U.S. News & World Report in the Regional Universities – North category, based upon its high graduation and retention rates, the social mobility of its graduates, faculty resources, expert opinion, student excellence, financial resources and alumni giving.
The institution has increasingly been recognized for its successful and rewarding online programs and as one of the nation’s best colleges for service members and veterans. A U.S. News & World Report "Best Online" school for six years running, St. Joseph’s is ranked in four categories in the most recent "Best Online" rankings.
#45: U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities — North
#19: U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges for Veterans
#7: Military Friendly® Schools Awards, published annually in G.I. Jobs magazine, ranked St. Joseph’s #7 in the United States among "Private not offering Doctorate" schools for 2023-2024.
#2: Military Times "Best for Vets Colleges (Northeast Region)."
GRADUATION AND RETENTION RATES
Six-year graduation rate (2016-2022): 69%
TUITION RATES AND FINANCIAL AID
Value and affordability are at the core of our mission at St. Joseph’s University.
TUITION (FALL 2023)
Undergraduate: $33,825 or $1,095 per credit.
Graduate: $1,270 per credit.
*Our tuition and fees are about $7,000 less than the average cost of other private four-year institutions in the United States (Source: College Board's 2022 "Trends in College Pricing").
Online programs offer a reduced tuition rate.
FINANCIAL AID (2021-2022)
85 percent of St. Joseph's University, New York students received some form of financial aid for the 2021-22 academic year.
More than 50 undergraduate majors, pre-professional and certificate programs, with graduate degrees in management, business, cyber security, health care management, human services, nursing, accounting and education.
Service has been at the core of a St. Joseph’s University education for over 100 years. Each year, students, faculty and staff from our Brooklyn and Long Island campuses participate in hundreds of local, national and global community service and service-learning projects.
St. Joseph's University boasts:
- 55 NCAA tournament appearances; 43 Skyline Conference championships; six-time Skyline President Cup winners.
- 865 Skyline Conference Academic Award winners (last five years; GPA over 3.3); 25 Skyline Conference Scholar Athletes of the Year (highest GPA in Conference for all sports).
- Five All-Americans; Seven Academic All-Americans.
- Collective Athletic Department GPA: 3.3.
Women’s: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.
Men’s: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer and Volleyball.
LONG ISLAND SPORTS
Women’s: Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis and Volleyball.
Men’s: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis and Volleyball.
ABOUT OUR BROOKLYN CAMPUS
St. Joseph’s location in Brooklyn puts it at the center of one of the nation’s most diverse academic and cultural cities. The Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Brooklyn Public Library and the Brooklyn Museum of Art are all just minutes away from its doors.
With Manhattan just over the Brooklyn Bridge, students have quick and easy access to such world-renowned institutions as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.
Campus facilities include seven buildings and an outdoor theater across three blocks in the Clinton Hill neighborhood.
In contrast to the University's historic brownstones, its library, McEntegart Hall, was named by New York state's education commissioner as an Electronic Doorway Library. The Dillon Child Study Center, a teaching facility for St. Joseph’s child study majors and a preschool for members of the community, was one of the first of its kind on the East Coast. Named after the University’s sixth president, S. Elizabeth A. Hill, C.S.J., J.D., the 40,000 square-foot Hill Center features a 270-seat, NCAA-regulation basketball and volleyball court, conference rooms, a dance studio, an outdoor terrace overlooking Vanderbilt Avenue, a fully-equipped sports medicine suite and a 90-car underground parking garage.
ABOUT OUR LONG ISLAND CAMPUS
Our Long Island Campus is located in Patchogue at 155 W. Roe Blvd., directly off Sunrise Highway. Well situated on the South Shore of eastern Long Island, we are just minutes from the Great South Bay, Long Island MacArthur Airport, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Orient Point and many of Long Island’s ocean beaches. New York City is just a short ride away, via the Long Island Rail Road.
Spread over a 32-acre lakeside campus on the outskirts of Patchogue Village, facilities include six buildings and the new Outdoor Field Complex.
The John A. Danzi Athletic Center boasts an elevated track, six-lane pool, weight room, fitness center and NCAA regulation basketball court that can seat 1,500. The state-of-the-art, 33,000-square-foot Business Technology Center houses classrooms, computer labs and faculty offices.
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