Pontifical College Josephinum

Overview of Pontifical College Josephinum

Pontifical College Josephinum is in Columbus, OH. Columbus is a large city. The school is classified as a Roman Catholic college. Pontifical College Josephinum is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at Pontifical College Josephinum include religion and philosophy.

Pontifical College Josephinum Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. The top quarter of students at Pontifical College Josephinum scored at least 635 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 550 to 655 in 2007-2008.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most.

Student Body

Approximately 194 students study at Pontifical College Josephinum (in 2007-2008). The school is essentially a male school.

Student Life

Pontifical College Josephinum offers a real campus feel. The school makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at Pontifical College Josephinum can take advantage of the school's meal plans.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Pontifical College Josephinum

Pontifical College Josephinum
7625 N High Street
Columbus , OH 43235-1499
General Phone: (614) 885-5585

Pontifical College Josephinum Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy35philosophy, philosophy and religious studies, theology, ministry
Liberal Arts6Latin American studies, Classical languages, English, history

Number of programs and degrees for Pontifical College Josephinum in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree295
Postbaccalaureate certificate31
Master's degree92

Pontifical College Josephinum Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pontifical College Josephinum had a total enrollment of 194 students (167 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 53%
Graduate 47%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 21%
(Foreign Students) 79%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 15%
20-21 13%
22-24 19%
25-29 25%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 10%

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

North Carolina9%
(International Students)5%
South Carolina5%
New Mexico5%

Pontifical College Josephinum Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %

Pontifical College Josephinum Room and Board (2007)

Pontifical College Josephinum offers campus housing for 200 of its 167 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Pontifical College Josephinum Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal495635
SAT Math550655
SAT Writing510570
ACT Verbal1824
ACT Math1927
ACT Composite1926

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT45%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT55%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Pontifical College Josephinum Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 15,597
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,597
Room and board $ 7,798
Room charge $ 3,899
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,899
Books and supplies $ 650
Other expenses $ 3,900

Financial Aid:
Pontifical College Josephinum participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 311300)

Pontifical College Josephinum Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track146

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*2*
Associate professorcalendar year6$52,2111*
Assistant professorcalendar year5$33,5671*
Instructorcalendar year2*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year14$42,9376$42,157

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

Pontifical College Josephinum Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Latin American Studies

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

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Pontifical College Josephinum Highlights

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What Sets Pontifical College Josephinum Apart:

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checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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