Saint Joseph’s University

Saint Joseph’s University, also known as SJU or St. Joe’s, was founded in 1851 and is one of the oldest Jesuit, Catholic universities in the United States. It is situated on 103 acres in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Saint Joseph’s University has been ranked eighth among Best Universities-Masters in the North by US News and World Report.

Saint Joseph’s University is divided into three colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the Haub School of Business, and the University College.

The College of Arts and Sciences houses sixteen departments, with programs that include Interdisciplinary Health Services, International Relations, Actuarial Science and Physics. Graduate degrees in this college include Biology, Computer Science, Health Administration and Nurse Anesthesia. A Doctoral degree in Education is also offered.

The Haub School of Business offers undergraduate programs such as Accounting, International Business and Marketing, and Decision and System Sciences. A Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree is also available, with concentrations in Accounting, Finance, Management and Marketing, among others. Apart from the MBA, a student can opt to obtain other graduate degrees such as Human Resource Management, and Executive MBA, or to enroll in post-MBA certificate programs.

The University College, previously called the university’s Evening Division, is SJU’s undergraduate continuing studies division. It aims to provide educational opportunities for adults with a more flexible and accelerated schedule. Such programs include English and Professional Communications, Health Administration and Leadership.

Tuition for full-time, undergraduate students is about $32,710 annually. University college students pay $439 per credit.


Saint Joseph’s University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

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