Saint Josephs College Main Campus

Saint Josephs College Main Campus

Saint Joseph's College, popularly referred to as SJC, was originally established in 1916 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood. Initially known as the St. Joseph's College for Women, it became coeducational and was renamed the Saint Joseph's College in 1970. The main campus of SJC is located in Brooklyn, New York.

Students of Saint Joseph's College - Main Campus are offered a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. SJC offers study through the following academic divisions:

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Graduate Management Studies
  • School of Professional and Graduate Studies

The sports teams of Saint Joseph's College - Main Campus are known as the Bears. They participate in volleyball, tennis, cross country, basketball, baseball, and softball, and are members of the NCAA Division III, USCAA, HVWAC, and the HVMAC.

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Contacting Saint Joseph's College

Saint Josephs College-Main Campus
245 Clinton Ave
Brooklyn , NY 11205-3688
General Phone: (718) 636-6800

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Saint Joseph's College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management152business management, accounting, human resources, business and related services
Education and Teaching47special ed, elementary school teaching, English teaching, math teaching, reading teaching, social studies teaching, biology teaching, chemistry teaching, Spanish teaching ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine37various nursing
Medical Administration29health care facilities management
Medicine26health professions
Family and Social Work24family studies, adult development and aging, community organization
Liberal Arts22English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, social services, history
Science13biology, chemistry
Therapy and Counseling13psychology
Computer Science and Engineering10information science, computer services management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1parks and recreation studies, parks and recreation management
Medical Support and Technology0medical assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Saint Joseph's College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree23026
Award of less than 1 academic year8410
Master's degree603
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years02

Saint Joseph's College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Saint Joseph's College had a total enrollment of 1,252 students (966 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 32%
Women 68%
Full-Time 92%
Part-Time 8%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 82%
Graduate 18%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 39%
Black 40%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 7%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 21%
20-21 17%
22-24 8%
25-29 9%
30-34 8%
35-39 9%
40-49 18%
50-64 9%
65+ 0%

Saint Joseph's College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 84 %
Part-Time 75 %

Saint Joseph's College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Saint Joseph's College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal410500
SAT Math430540
SAT Writing400510

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT89%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsrecommended

Saint Joseph's College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 15,963
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,963
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Saint Joseph's College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 282500)

Saint Joseph's College Faculty

Saint Joseph's College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year3$87,2394$93,431
Associate professoracademic year6$73,2029$80,162
Assistant professoracademic year9$64,69914$65,716
Instructoracademic year2*3$54,637
All faculty totalacademic year20$69,24630$72,637

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

Saint Joseph's College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Community Organization and Advocacy
Human Development and Family Studies, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Medical Administration
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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