University of Saint Joseph

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$38,482
3% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$21,602
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
3.47%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
76.6%
1,646 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,398
69.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
65%
102 Graduates

About

University of Saint Joseph is a higher education institution located in Hartford County, CT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Saint Joseph were Registered Nursing (73 degrees awarded), Social Work (26 degrees), and General Psychology (21 degrees).

In 2019, 861 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Saint Joseph. 87.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 12.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (540 degrees), 5.51 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (98 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Saint Joseph is $38,482, which is $16,456 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Saint Joseph is $38,482, which is $16,456 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,602.

In 2019, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 75% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$38,482
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Saint Joseph was $38,482. The cost of tuition at University of Saint Joseph is $16,456 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$21,602
2019 Value
16%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Saint Joseph had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,602. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Saint Joseph grew by 16%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,988
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Saint Joseph was of $10,988 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 0.6% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

84%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
75%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at University of Saint Joseph received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 3.7% with respect to 2018, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.47%
2017 Default Rate
26
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Saint Joseph was 3.47%, which represents 26 out of the 750 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Saint Joseph received 1,646 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 16.4% annual growth. Out of those 1,646 applicants, 1,261 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,398 students enrolled at University of Saint Joseph in 2019, and 88% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Saint Joseph has an overall enrollment yield of 16.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,261
Accepted Out of 1,646

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Saint Joseph was 76.6% (1,261 admissions from 1,646 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 72.3%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 16.4%, while admissions grew by 23.3%.

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SAT Scores

88%
Submission Percentage
180
Scores Submitted

88% of enrolled first-time students at University of Saint Joseph in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Saint Joseph has a total enrollment of 2,398 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Saint Joseph is 1,660 students and the part-time enrollment is 738. This means that 69.2% of students enrolled at University of Saint Joseph are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Saint Joseph, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.9% White, 11.7% Black or African American, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.09% Asian, 2.38% Two or More Races, 0.167% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.167% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Saint Joseph in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (11.2%) and White Male (10.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (54%), followed by White Male (10%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Saint Joseph, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,398 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Saint Joseph is 1,660 and the part-time enrollment is 738. This means that 69.2% of students enrolled at University of Saint Joseph are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Saint Joseph was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), University of Saint Joseph had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,485
  2. Black or African American
    281
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    281

The enrolled student population at University of Saint Joseph is 61.9% White, 11.7% Black or African American, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.09% Asian, 2.38% Two or More Races, 0.167% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.167% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 114 students (4.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 641 more women than men received degrees from University of Saint Joseph. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Saint Joseph is white (540 degrees awarded). There were 5.51 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (98 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Saint Joseph is Registered Nursing (73 degrees awarded), followed by Social Work (26 degrees) and General Psychology (21 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Saint Joseph, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (92 degrees awarded), Education (239 degrees), and Biology (72 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Saint Joseph are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,605,719 people), Registered nurses (1,522,048 people), Secondary school teachers (556,581 people), Physicians (532,560 people), and Education administrators (327,211 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Joseph are Public Administration and Social Service (92 degrees awarded), Education (239 degrees), Biology (72 degrees), Psychology (58 degrees), and Health (301 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Saint Joseph are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Joseph are Public Administration and Social Service (92 degrees awarded), Education (239 degrees), Biology (72 degrees), Psychology (58 degrees), and Health (301 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Saint Joseph are Elementary & secondary schools (3,263,506 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,109,311 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (726,317 people), Outpatient care centers (513,672 people), and Offices of physicians (474,804 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Joseph are Public Administration and Social Service (92 degrees awarded), Education (239 degrees), Biology (72 degrees), Psychology (58 degrees), and Health (301 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Saint Joseph.
Most Common
  1. 73 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 26 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 21 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Saint Joseph was Registered Nursing with 73 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

110
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
751
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 110 degrees were awarded to men at University of Saint Joseph, which is 0.146 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (751).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 25 degrees were awarded to men at University of Saint Joseph in Pharmacy, which is 0.439 times less than the 57 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 126 degrees were awarded to women at University of Saint Joseph in Registered Nursing, which is 18 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%
100% Completion Time
68%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 61% of students graduating from University of Saint Joseph completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Saint Joseph is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.92% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    540 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    98 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    91 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Saint Joseph is white (540 degrees awarded). There were 5.51 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (98 degrees).

5.69% of degree recipients (49 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    471 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    90 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    80 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Saint Joseph is white female (471 degrees awarded). There were 5.23 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (90 degrees).

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Operations

University of Saint Joseph has an endowment valued at nearly $34.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.16M (3.33%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, University of Saint Joseph had a total salary expenditure of $70.1M. University of Saint Joseph employs 70 Assistant professors, 42 Associate professors, and 20 Professors. Most academics at University of Saint Joseph are Female Assistant professors (55), Female Associate professors(27), and Male Associate professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Saint Joseph are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 169 employees, Management, with 40 employees, and Service with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$34.8M
2019 Endowment
3.77%
growth from 2018

University of Saint Joseph has an endowment valued at about $34.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Saint Joseph grew 3.77% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.7M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.41M - Federal
  2. $493k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of Saint Joseph received $1.41M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $493k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$34.4M
2019 Salaries
3.98%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Saint Joseph paid a median of $34.4M in salaries, which represents 49% of their overall expenditure ($70.1M) and a 3.98% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.56% growth from 2017 and a 0.292% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.8M
Instructional Salaries
139
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Saint Joseph paid a total of $11.8M to 139 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
70 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
169 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Saint Joseph were Assistant professor with 70 employees; Associate professor with 42 employees; and Associate professor with 20 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Saint Joseph were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 169 employees; Management with 40 employees; and Service with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Saint Joseph was Female Assistant professor with 55 employees, Female Associate professor with 27 employees, and Male Associate professor with 15 employees.

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