Saint Josephs College

1498 South College Avenue, Rensselaer, IN 47978
Tel: (219)866-6000
Private not-for-profit | 1,084 students
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Saint Joseph's College (Indiana), a primarily undergraduate Catholic college, founded and sponsored by the Missionaries ofthe Precious Blood, pledges itself to a tradition of excellence and to a liberal education that is a united endeavor ofintelligence and faith.

School Overview:

Saint Josephs College
CountyJasper County, IN
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
69 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,084 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
987 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
97 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,074 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
10 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
5%3%
% Black
7%6%
% White
84%84%
% Two or more races
2%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$27,350$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$27,350$24,744
 
Tuition23000
Percent Admitted62%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)440-510450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)450-535460-573
ACT English (25-75%)18-2519-25
ACT Math (25-75%)18-2518-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)19-2520-25

School Notes:

  • Saint Joseph's College is a liberal arts college striving to prepare men and women to lead successfulprofessional and personal lives consistent with Gospel values.
  • Saint Joseph's College offers 75 major, minor, and pre-professional programs, along with ournationally acclaimed Core curriculum, offering a solid liberal arts education with a distinct career advantage.
  • At Saint Joseph’s, you can jump into your college experience from day one, and with the variety ofactivities and events offered on our campus, you’re bound to find one (or two, or several) that spark your interest. Studentsat Saint Joseph’s lead very active lives—in fact 86 percent of our full-time students are involved in clubs and organizations oncampus.
  • SJC is located in Rensselaer, Indiana approximately 90 minutes from both Chicago and Indianapolis, ona park-like campus of 180 acres and has an enrollment of over 1,000 students.
  • Saint Joseph's College is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education,The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, the State of Indiana Professional Standards Board for theTraining of Elementary Teachers, and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.
  • SJC has been honored as one of the Top 40 "Best Midwest Comprehensive Colleges" in US News & WorldReport's America's Best College's publication.
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