University of Saint Joseph

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$39,636
3% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$24,176
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.65%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
78%
1,579 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,305
70.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
56.4%
84 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 (79 degrees awarded), Social Work (24 degrees), and General Psychology (19 degrees).

In 2020, 914 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Saint Joseph. 86.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 13.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (614 degrees), 5.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (106 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Saint Joseph is $39,636, which is $17,106 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Saint Joseph is $39,636, which is $17,106 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,176.

In 2020, 93% of undergraduate students attending University of Saint Joseph received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$39,636
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Saint Joseph was $39,636. The cost of tuition at University of Saint Joseph is $17,106 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$24,176
2020 Value
11.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Saint Joseph had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,176. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Saint Joseph grew by 11.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,319
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Saint Joseph was of $11,319 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.01% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
76%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

93% of undergraduate students at University of Saint Joseph received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 10.7% with respect to 2019, 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.
2.65%
2018 Default Rate
21
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Saint Joseph was 2.65%, which represents 21 out of the 791 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 1,579 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 4.07% annual decline. Out of those 1,579 applicants, 1,232 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78% acceptance rate.

There were 2,305 students enrolled at University of Saint Joseph in 2020, and 86% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Saint Joseph has an overall enrollment yield of 15%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,232
Accepted Out of 1,579

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Saint Joseph was 78% (1,232 admissions from 1,579 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 76.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −4.07%, while admissions declined by −2.3%.

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SAT Scores

86%
Submission Percentage
159
Scores Submitted

86% of enrolled first-time students at University of Saint Joseph in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Saint Joseph has a total enrollment of 2,305 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Saint Joseph is 1,616 students and the part-time enrollment is 689. This means that 70.1% 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 61.8% White, 12.2% Black or African American, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.03% Asian, 2.73% Two or More Races, 0.217% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0868% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Saint Joseph in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (49%), followed by White Male (12.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (53%), followed by White Male (9.92%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Saint Joseph, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,305 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Saint Joseph is 1,616 and the part-time enrollment is 689. This means that 70.1% of students enrolled at University of Saint Joseph are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2020 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 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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
    1,425
  2. Black or African American
    282
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    270

The enrolled student population at University of Saint Joseph is 61.8% White, 12.2% Black or African American, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 6.03% Asian, 2.73% Two or More Races, 0.217% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0868% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 666 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 (614 degrees awarded). There were 5.79 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (106 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Saint Joseph is Registered Nursing (79 degrees awarded), followed by Social Work (24 degrees) and General Psychology (19 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 (326 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (83 degrees), and Human Sciences (23 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 (1,842,769 people), Secondary school teachers (393,637 people), Education administrators (303,916 people), Social workers, all other (262,998 people), and Other managers (195,456 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Joseph are Education (326 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (83 degrees), Human Sciences (23 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (41 degrees), and Psychology (55 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, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Joseph are Education (326 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (83 degrees), Human Sciences (23 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (41 degrees), and Psychology (55 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 (3,098,619 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (394,489 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (388,236 people), Individual & family services (276,536 people), and Outpatient care centers (235,277 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Saint Joseph are Education (326 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (83 degrees), Human Sciences (23 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (41 degrees), and Psychology (55 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. 79 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 24 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 19 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Saint Joseph was Registered Nursing with 79 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

124
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
790
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 124 degrees were awarded to men at University of Saint Joseph, which is 0.157 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (790).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 30 degrees were awarded to men at University of Saint Joseph in Pharmacy, which is 0.833 times less than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 116 degrees were awarded to women at University of Saint Joseph in Registered Nursing, which is 16.6 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

46%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 46% 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, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Saint Joseph is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    614 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    106 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    85 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Saint Joseph is white (614 degrees awarded). There were 5.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (106 degrees).

4.16% of degree recipients (38 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    535 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    96 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    79 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Saint Joseph is white female (535 degrees awarded). There were 5.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (96 degrees).

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Operations

University of Saint Joseph has an endowment valued at nearly $35.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−1.86%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, University of Saint Joseph had a total salary expenditure of $70.6M. University of Saint Joseph employs 58 Assistant professors, 47 Associate professors, and 18 Professors. Most academics at University of Saint Joseph are Female Assistant professors (46), Female Associate professors(29), and Male Associate professors (18).

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 152 employees, Management, with 37 employees, and Service with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$35.4M
2020 Endowment
1.9%
growth from 2019

University of Saint Joseph has an endowment valued at about $35.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Saint Joseph grew 1.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.18M 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. $1.77M - Federal
  2. $826k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Saint Joseph received $1.77M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $826k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$33.3M
2020 Salaries
3.05%
decline from 2019

In 2020, University of Saint Joseph paid a median of $33.3M in salaries, which represents 47.2% of their overall expenditure ($70.6M) and a 3.05% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.98% growth from 2018 and a 3.56% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.5M
Instructional Salaries
127
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Saint Joseph paid a total of $10.5M to 127 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Saint Joseph were Assistant professor with 58 employees; Associate professor with 47 employees; and Associate professor with 18 employees.

In 2020, 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 152 employees; Management with 37 employees; and Service with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Saint Joseph was Female Assistant professor with 46 employees, Female Associate professor with 29 employees, and Male Associate professor with 18 employees.

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

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