Saint Joseph’s University is a private Roman Catholic university founded in 1851 by the all-male Jesuit order known as the Society of Jesus, whose origins date back to the 1500’s. Originally known as Saint Joseph’s College it became Saint Joseph’s University in 1978. The university has three separate campuses, the main one located in metropolitan Philadelphia; including Lower Merion Township and another on Pennsylvania Main Line. The total campus encompasses 105 acres and 79 buildings.
Saint Joseph’s University offers nearly 30 graduate programs, 50 undergraduate majors and 13 College of Professional & Liberal Studies programs. The university has an extensive range of online degrees. Master’s degrees include: Business Intelligence, Criminal Justice, Health Administration, Instructional Technology, Organizational Development and Leadership, Secondary Education and Special Education. A online Bachelor’s degree in Professional and Liberal Studies is offered at the undergraduate level. For current admissions information, contact a Saint Joseph’s University admission representative.
Tuition for Saint Joseph’s online courses is the same as on-campus courses. The specific amount per graduate credit varies depending upon the program. Course tuition is also subject to additional fees. To apply, visit the Saint Joseph’s University website. Financial aid is available on both, need-and non-need basis in the form of loans. Additionally, several graduate programs offer assistantships that include stipends or tuition benefits. As part of an agreement with the Department of Veteran’s affairs additional financial aid is available to veterans. For additional information contact the university’s Financial Aid office.
Saint Joseph’s University has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s Best Colleges and The Princeton Review included it among its list of top 222 Colleges in the Northeast. The Business program has been recognized by BusinessWeek and The Princeton Review as one of the best in the nation. Saint Joseph’s University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.