245 Clinton Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205
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155 W. Roe Blvd., Patchogue, NY 11772
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Founded in 1916 by the Sisters of St. Joseph, the mission of St. Joseph's University, New York is to provide a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, rooted in a liberal arts tradition that supports provision for career preparation and enhancement. While proud of its Catholic tradition, St. Joseph's is independent and coeducational, offering an affordable private education that serves a diverse population of academically eligible students.
The University prepares each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility and service; a life that is worthy of our motto: Esse non videri — “To be, not to seem.”
St. Joseph's University holds closely the aforementioned five key values, which occupy the core of the institution’s personality. The institution views intellectual rigor and spiritual depth as key components of a liberal arts education. Along with this, St. Joseph's places a high priority on personal integrity, and emphasizes putting its values into action by helping students develop a strong sense of social responsibility and inculcating within them a keen desire to serve others. A further articulation of these values is reflected in The Five Pillars of St. Joseph's University.
To accomplish this, St. Joseph's University has established the following goals: