March 14, 2022

BROOKLYN and PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – March 14, 2022 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce that it has been ranked #2 among the Top Ten Private Colleges by Military Friendly®, recognizing the College as one of the best colleges for service members and veterans in the nation.

Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated in categories such as academic policies and compliance; graduate and career outcomes; culture and commitment; military student support and retention; admissions and orientation; and financial aid and loan repayment. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2022-2023 survey.

“It is an honor to be ranked #2 on the Military Friendly® Top Ten list,” said Erin D’Eletto, SJC’s director of military and veterans services. “We are privileged to assist our military and veteran students in reaching their educational goals, and to support their personal and professional success. This top-ranked designation validates our efforts and reaffirms our commitment to the College’s military-affiliated students and their families.”  

SJC’s dedicated Office of Military and Veteran Services provides veteran and military students with the necessary resources for academic success. Our Military and Veteran Career Development initiative provides individualized attention and veteran-centric resources to help military personnel have positive job search experiences. SJC is also a proud participant in the Post-9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program and offers discounted tuition rates for service members and their families.

For more information about the services that SJC provides to military and veteran students, call 631.687.2678 or visit

St. Joseph’s College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility and service. Through SJC Brooklyn, SJC Long Island and SJC Online, the College offers degrees in 60 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.