University of Saint Joseph

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$35,220

2% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$29,251

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

2.58%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

87.6%

742 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,467

51.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

63.3%

145 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 (88 degrees awarded), Social Work (33 degrees), and General Psychology (25 degrees).

In 2016, 872 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Saint Joseph. 87.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 12.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (500 degrees), 2.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (169 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Saint Joseph is $35,220, which is $15,060 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Saint Joseph is $35,220, which is $15,060 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,251.

In 2016, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 62% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,220

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Saint Joseph was $35,220. The cost of tuition at University of Saint Joseph is $15,060 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$29,251

2016 Value

23.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Saint Joseph had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,251. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Saint Joseph grew by 23.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,130

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Saint Joseph was of $14,130 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board decreased by 2.05% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at University of Saint Joseph received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 19% with respect to 2015, when 84% 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.

2.58%

2015 Default Rate

20

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Saint Joseph was 2.58%, which represents 20 out of the 776 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 742 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.2% annual decline. Out of those 742 applicants, 650 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,467 students enrolled at University of Saint Joseph in 2016, and 77% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Saint Joseph has an overall enrollment yield of 19.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

650

Accepted Out of 742

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Saint Joseph was 87.6% (650 admissions from 742 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 92.7%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -1.2%, while admissions declined by -6.61%.

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SAT Scores

77%

Submission Percentage

97

Scores Submitted

77% of enrolled first-time students at University of Saint Joseph in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Saint Joseph has a total enrollment of 2,467 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Saint Joseph is 1,267 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,200. This means that 51.4% 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 58.5% White, 11.1% Black or African American, 10.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.96% Asian, 1.66% Two or More Races, 0.203% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.122% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Saint Joseph in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (56.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (15.4%) and Black or African American Female (13.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (44.4%), followed by Asian Female (10.9%) and Black or African American Female (8.32%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

51.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Saint Joseph, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,467 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Saint Joseph is 1,267 and the part-time enrollment is 1,200. This means that 51.4% of students enrolled at University of Saint Joseph are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

2016 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 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Saint Joseph had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,444

  2. Black or African American

    274

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    261

The enrolled student population at University of Saint Joseph is 58.5% White, 11.1% Black or African American, 10.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.96% Asian, 1.66% Two or More Races, 0.203% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.122% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 654 more women than men received degrees from University of Saint Joseph. The majority of degree recipients at University of Saint Joseph are white (500 degrees awarded). There were 2.96 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (169 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Saint Joseph is Registered Nursing (88 degrees awarded), followed by Social Work (33 degrees) and General Psychology (25 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 Education (307 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (58 degrees), and Biology (69 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 (2,040,685 people), Physicians & surgeons (441,859 people), Social workers (347,812 people), Secondary school teachers (337,872 people), and Education administrators (315,134 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Joseph are Education (307 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (58 degrees), Biology (69 degrees), Psychology (70 degrees), and Human Sciences (20 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Saint Joseph are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Joseph are Education (307 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (58 degrees), Biology (69 degrees), Psychology (70 degrees), and Human Sciences (20 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 (3,159,848 people), Hospitals (758,409 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (561,114 people), Individual & family services (279,797 people), and Outpatient care centers (258,482 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Joseph are Education (307 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (58 degrees), Biology (69 degrees), Psychology (70 degrees), and Human Sciences (20 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 88 degrees awarded

  2. 33 degrees awarded

  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Saint Joseph was Registered Nursing with 88 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 109

  2. 763

In 2016, 109 degrees were awarded to men at University of Saint Joseph, which is 0.143 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (763).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 32 degrees were awarded to men at University of Saint Joseph in General Education, which is 0.242 times less than the 132 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 132 degrees were awarded to women at University of Saint Joseph in General Education, which is 4.13 times more than the 32 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%

100% Completion Time

51%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 41% 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, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Saint Joseph is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 8.28% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    500 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    169 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    78 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Saint Joseph is white (500 degrees awarded). There were 2.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (169 degrees).

19.4% of degree recipients (169 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    445 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    66 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Saint Joseph is white female (445 degrees awarded). There were 6.74 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (66 degrees).

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Operations

University of Saint Joseph has an endowment valued at nearly $26.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-8k (-0.0302%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, University of Saint Joseph had a total expenditure of $60.9M. Of that $60.9M, they spent $31.9M on salaries and $60.9M on benefits.

University of Saint Joseph employs 66 Assistant professors, 40 Associate professors, and 18 Professors. Most academics at University of Saint Joseph are Female Assistant professors (52), Female Associate professors(24), and Male Associate professors (16).

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 175 employees, Management, with 42 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$26.5M

2015 Endowment

3.52%

growth from 2014

University of Saint Joseph has an endowment valued at about $26.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Saint Joseph grew 3.52% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.36M 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. $2M - Federal

  2. $1.13M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of Saint Joseph received $2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.13M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$31.9M

Salary Expenditure

$60.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Saint Joseph had a total expenditure of $60.9M. Of that $60.9M, they spent $31.9M on salaries and $60.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$31.9M

2015 Salaries

4.24%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Saint Joseph paid a median of $31.9M in salaries, which represents 52.4% of their overall expenditure ($60.9M) and a 4.24% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.64% growth from 2013 and a 6.69% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.3M

Instructional Salaries

131

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Saint Joseph paid a total of $10.3M to 131 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

66 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

175 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Saint Joseph were Assistant professor with 66 employees; Associate professor with 40 employees; and Associate professor with 18 employees.

In 2016, 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 175 employees; Management with 42 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 37 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Saint Joseph was Female Assistant professor with 52 employees, Female Associate professor with 24 employees, and Male Associate professor with 16 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Saint Joseph.

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