#5 Best Private Colleges in Connecticut

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, Connecticut

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Student Population
University of Saint Joseph overview
Location West Hartford, Connecticut
Online usj.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
University of Saint Joseph overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in West Hartford, Connecticut, University of Saint Joseph is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,646 prospective students applied, and 1,261 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 204 enrolled in the school.  1,338 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,127 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $38,482 plus fees of $1,804. USJ is ranked 311 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



USJ is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
University of Saint Joseph overview
SAT 1000/1230
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for University of Saint Joseph
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,804
Room and Board $11,771
Budget for Other Expenses$1,400
Total One Year Cost$54,657

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
56% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Saint Joseph students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 25%
Psychology 15%
Work and Family Studies 12%
General Studies 11%
Human Services 11%

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