Saint Joseph's College-New York

245 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205-3688
Tel: (718)940-5300
Private not-for-profit | 5,632 students
The St. Joseph’s College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, rooted in a liberal arts tradition that supports provision for career preparation and enhancement. The College aims in this way to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service–a life that is worthy of the College’s motto, Esse non videri: “To be, not to seem.”

School Overview:

Saint Joseph's College-New York
CountyKings County, NY
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)
337 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment5,632 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
3,898 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
1,734 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
4,821 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
811 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted71%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)460-580450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)460-590460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)460-570440-570
ACT Composite (25-75%)20-2520-25

School Notes:

  • St. Joseph’s College affirms the dignity, freedom, and inherent value of each person. This affirmation is realized through a student-centered environment wherein the faculty’s primary commitment is to excellence in teaching.
  • The administration and faculty recognize the college years are particularly crucial in the personal development of each student. A strong liberal arts program provides a humanistic reference point from which students can explore contemporary issues, moral values and career opportunities. Through the study of influential ideas and actions, and through interchange with faculty and other students, each student has the opportunity to grow not only intellectually but as a total person. The synthesis, of course, rests with the student.
  • The School of Professional and Graduate Studies offers Bachelor of Science degrees and credit-bearing certificates to adults with highly diversified professional and personal backgrounds. Since the early 1970s, St. Joseph's has offered adult degree programs on two campuses, and numerous extension sites in the five boroughs of New York City and in the Long Island counties of Nassau and Suffolk. Professional and Graduate Studies Program.
  • The college’s location in Brooklyn puts it in the center of one of the nation’s most diversified academic and cultural cities. The Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Brooklyn Public Library and the Brooklyn Museum of Art are all minutes away from St. Joseph's doors. And with Manhattan just over the bridge, students have quick and easy access to such world-renowned institutions as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.
  • St. Joseph’s College is a fully accredited institution that has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value–oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. For the fourth year in a row, the 2005 ranking of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report named St. Joseph's College to the top tier of the "Northern Comprehensive Colleges – Bachelor’s" category.

Nearby Schools:

St. Francis College
1.3 mi. away
Amherst College
2.6 mi. away
Barnard College
8.2 mi. away

View all schools in: New York, Kings , Brooklyn, Zip 11205

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