2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 8,119 students have applied and 6,739 students have allowed to admit to Saint Joseph's University (Acceptance rate: 83.00%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 15.00 % where 1,011 students have finally enrolled out of 6,739 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Pennsylvania. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as DeSales University and Arcadia University, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 85.80%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Pennsylvania. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 19.50%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to Saint Joseph's University

Admissionhttps://www.sju.edu/admission
Online Applicationhttps://www.sju.edu/apply-request-information
Financial Aidhttps://sites.sju.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.collegecostcalculator.org/sju
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.sju.edu/veterans-and-military
Athleticsites.sju.edu/academicadmin/ncaa-graduation-success-rate-reports/
Disability Servicesites.sju.edu/thesuccesscenter/sds/

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average SAT score is 1,215 and the average ACT score is 28 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Saint Joseph's University is average than the schools (average score is 1,114). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Saint Joseph's University1,21528
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,09223
All U.S. Colleges1,12368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges1,13269
4-Years Colleges1,12468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Pennsylvania1,15773

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Saint Joseph's University, 403 students submitted SAT scores (39% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,215 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Pennsylvania. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing570660
Mathematics550650
Total1,1201,310
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At Saint Joseph's University, 67 students submitted ACT scores (7% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 28 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Pennsylvania. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Composite2531
English00
Mathematics00

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Saint Joseph's University. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Saint Joseph's University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended