College Of St Joseph

Overview of College Of St Joseph

Students attend College of St Joseph in Rutland, VT, a self-contained town. The school is proud of its Roman Catholic status. College of St Joseph is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

College of St Joseph has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. College of St Joseph is known for its programs in education and teaching, therapy and counseling.

College of St Joseph Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 380. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 390 and 490.

Student Body

There are 442 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at College of St Joseph are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time. College of St Joseph offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. College of St Joseph values student athletics, and belongs to the Sunrise Conference, Sunrise Conference.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The College of St. Joseph is an independent Catholic college that educates men and women of varied faiths and backgrounds for lives of continuing personal and professional growth, intellectual development, and service to the community."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting College of St Joseph

College of St Joseph
71 Clement Road
Rutland , VT 05701-3899

College of St Joseph Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching55education, special ed, school counseling, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, English teaching, reading teaching, history teaching
Business and Management30business management, accounting, organizational behavior, marketing
Liberal Arts21English, liberal arts and humanities, history
Therapy and Counseling16behavioral sciences, psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, substance abuse counseling, mental health counseling
Family and Social Work11human services
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3sports and fitness management
Hospitality1resort management
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science
Medical Support and Technology1health service and sciences, radiation therapist
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and administration

Number of programs and degrees for College of St Joseph in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree166
Bachelor's degree5921
Master's degree6411

College of St Joseph Student Body

In 2007-2008, College of St Joseph had a total enrollment of 442 students (329 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 52%
Women 48%
Full-Time 93%
Part-Time 7%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 54%
Graduate 46%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 95%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 12%
20-21 15%
22-24 11%
25-29 16%
30-34 8%
35-39 9%
40-49 15%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York24%
New Jersey9%
New Hampshire6%
Rhode Island3%

College of St Joseph Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 78 %
Part-Time 100 %

College of St Joseph Room and Board (2007)

College of St Joseph offers campus housing for 160 of its 329 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Rutland, Vermont for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Vermont Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

College of St Joseph Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal380480
SAT Math390490
ACT Verbal1220
ACT Math1419
ACT Composite1520

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT84%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT12%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

College of St Joseph Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 16,790
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 16,790
Room and board $ 8,150
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,000

Financial Aid:
College of St Joseph participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 368500)

College of St Joseph Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*0*
Associate professoracademic year2*0*
Assistant professoracademic year5$40,7502*
All faculty totalacademic year9$40,9942*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

College of St Joseph Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Sunrise Conference
Baseball Sunrise Conference

College of St Joseph Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Resort Management

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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College of St Joseph Highlights

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What Sets College of St Joseph Apart:

% of degrees in education and teaching
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Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 6%College of St Joseph Number of degree programs
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%College of St Joseph Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%College of St Joseph % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%College of St Joseph % students 40 years or older
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%College of St Joseph % of freshmen enrolled part-time

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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