University of Saint Joseph

country rank  1440
world rank  5168

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University Overview

Established in 1932, University of Saint Joseph is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of West Hartford (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Connecticut. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) women only higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of Saint Joseph (USJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 86 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym USJ
Founded 1932
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford (population range: 50,000-249,999)
06117-2791 Connecticut
United States
T +1 (860) 232 4571
F +1 (860) 233 5695

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford 06117-2700
+1 (860) 2315216
866 4428752

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Sisters of Mercy -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Saint Joseph's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
New England Commission of Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy's Commission (AAMFT)
  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018